CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 97-98

Management of multi drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit


1 Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
2 Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Ahmed N. Hassan
MD, Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ain shams University, Abbassia, Cairo 11566
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.7123/01.ASJA.0000423104.34324.90

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Multidrug-resistant organisms as a cause of hospital-acquired infections represent a major problem. Here, we report a case of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in an ICU-admitted patient. The treatment options for these pathogens are discussed.



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