Time trend of prevalence and susceptibility to nitrofurantoin of urinary MDR Escherichia coli from outpatients

Last updated on 7-7-2021 by Daisy Tysmans

Peer reviewed scientific article



Objectives: To assess the time trend of the prevalence of urinary MDR Escherichia coli in Belgian outpatients (2005 versus 2011-12), the antibiotic susceptibility of urinary MDR E. coli, and the time trend of non-susceptibility to nitrofurantoin, i.e. first-line treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs), of urinary MDR E. coli (2005 versus 2011-12). Methods: In this secondary analysis of a multicentre study, which collected a convenience sample of voluntary participating laboratories (15 and 8 in 2005 and 2011-12, respectively), we analysed antimicrobial susce…

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