All publications of “Bettina Holzschuh Meneghetti”

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Nosocomial infections by Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase producing enterobacteria in a teaching hospital

Gabriela Seibert, Rosmari Hörner, Bettina Holzschuh Meneghetti, Roselene Alves Righi, Nara Lucia Frasson Dal Forno, Adenilde Salla

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao3131

Objective To analyze the profile of patients with microorganisms resistant to carbapenems, and the prevalence of the enzyme Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase in interobacteriaceae.Methods Retrospective descriptive study. From the isolation in bacteriological tests ordered by clinicians, we described the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of patients with enterobacteria resistants to carbapenems at a university hospital, between March and October 2013.Results We included 47 isolated patients in this study, all exhibiting resistance to carbapenems, including 9 patients who were confirmed as infected/colonized with […]