Risk Factors for Infection with Escherichia coli in Nursing Home Residents Colonized with Fluoroquinolone-Resistant E. coli
Published Date:May 2015
Source:Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015; 36(5):575-577.
Aged, 80 And Over
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Escherichia Coli Infections
Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4402708
Funding:K01 AI103028/AI/NIAID NIH HHS/United States
K01-AI103028/AI/NIAID NIH HHS/United States
K24-AI080942/AI/NIAID NIH HHS/United States
R01-AG023792/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
U54-CK000163/CK/NCEZID CDC HHS/United States
Description:A case-control study to determine risk factors for clinical infection with Escherichia coli was conducted among nursing home residents colonized with fluoroquinolone-resistant E. coli. Among 94 subjects, 11 (12%) developed infections with E. coli. Risk factors included the presence of a urinary catheter or tracheostomy, diabetes mellitus, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole exposure.
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