prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among gram-negative isolates in an adult intensive care unit at a tertiary care center in saudi arabia.patients in the icu have encountered an increasing emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens. we examined patterns of antimicrobial susceptibility in gram-negative isolates to commonly used drugs in an adult icu at a tertiary care hospital in riyadh, saudi arabia.201020697174
stenotrophomonas maltophilia resistant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole: an increasing problem.stenotrophomonas maltophilia (s. maltophilia) has recently emerged as an important nosocomial pathogen. treatment of invasive infections caused by this organism is difficult as the bacterium is frequently resistant to a wide range of commonly used antimicrobials. trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (tmp - sxt) is recommended as the agent of choice for the treatment of s. maltophilia infections. however, the development of resistance to this antibiotic represents a real challenge to laboratorians and c ...200616978420
antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates of stenotrophomonas maltophilia at a teaching hospital in riyadh, saudi arabia.stenotrophomonas maltophilia has emerged as a significant pathogen in compromised patients, causing infections which are difficult to treat. this study was carried out to comprehend the recent trend of antimicrobial resistance among clinical isolates of s. maltophilia and suggest management guidance for patients in general and in our region in particular.201424397046
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