Bacteremia and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance over Time, Ghana
Published Date:Oct 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(10):1879-1882.
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Fever Of Unknown Origin
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhi
Description:Bacterial distribution and antimicrobial drug resistance were monitored in patients with bacterial bloodstream infections in rural hospitals in Ghana. In 2001-2002 and in 2009, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi was the most prevalent pathogen. Although most S. enterica serovar Typhi isolates were chloramphenicol resistant, all isolates tested were susceptible to ciprofloxacin.
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