prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among urinary tract pathogens isolated from female outpatients across the us in the united states, trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole (tmp-smx) is the recommended first-line treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (utis) in females, in regions with resistance rates of <10-20%. unfortunately, current data on regional resistance is often not readily available to physicians and regional variability in resistance remains largely unknown. this report presents antimicrobial susceptibility data for tmp-smx and three other commonly tested antimicrobials organized by sta ...200111516934
microbiologic survey of long-term care facilities.we undertook a microbiologic survey of long-term care facilities to categorize bacteria found in cultures of residents. culture and sensitivity data were collected on 566 samples from indwelling bladder catheters, percutaneous gastrostomy tubes, nares, stool, wounds, pressure ulcers, and tracheostomies in 25 nebraska and iowa facilities. information was also collected on resident factors (eg, presence of indwelling urinary catheter, prior antibiotic administration) and institutional variables (e ...200010679131
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