Prevalence of meropenem susceptibility among Gram-negative pathogens isolated from intensive care units in Jordan

Authors

  • Jamal Wadi
  • Naheel Haloub
  • Mais Al Ahmad
  • Amani Samara
  • Amani Romman

Abstract

Meropenem is a relatively new carbapenem in some Middle Eastcountries; our aim is to evaluate its susceptibility in gram-negative pathogens isolatedfrom ICU patients and to identify the prevalence of ICU bacterial isolates identifiedas pathogens based on CDC-NHSN definition for pathogens in the affected organs.

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2011-01-01

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