Journal Article


J Flynn
G Corbett-Feeeney
D Morris
M Cormican



anti infective agents biosynthesis fluoroquinolones urine microbiology community acquired infections microbial sensitivity tests pharmacology urinary tract infections beta lactamases humans drug resistance microbial

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase production and fluorquinolone resistance in pathogens associated with community acquired urinary tract infection. (1998)

Abstract We have evaluated the susceptibility of 199 pathogens isolated in pure culture from consecutive urine samples submitted from the community. Rates of susceptibility for all organisms were ampicillin, 48%; amoxycillin/clavulanic acid, 88%; cephalothin, 57%; cefuroxime axetil, 74%; nalidixic acid, 85%; ciprofloxacin, 99%; nitrofurantoin, 78%; and trimethoprim, 67%. Ciprofloxacin resistance and production of extended spectrum beta-lactamase enzymes were detected in Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients in the community.
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J Flynn, G Corbett-Feeeney, D Morris, M Cormican

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Derek Morris
Trinity College Dublin
Total Publications: 156
Martin Cormican
National University of Ireland Galway
Total Publications: 51