septicaemia due to glucose non-fermenting, gram-negative bacilli other than pseudomonas aeruginosa in children.bloodstream infections due to non-fermenting gram-negative bacilli other than pseudomonas aeruginosa (nf-gnb) are uncommon in children but their incidence is reported to be increasing. the aim of this study was to determine the characteristics of such infections in children in a london teaching hospital. all paediatric patients with positive nf-gnb blood cultures and clinical evidence of sepsis between july 1995 and june 2000 were included in the study. a total of 10278 blood cultures was perfor ...200212022303
growing old with cystic fibrosis - the characteristics of long-term survivors of cystic fibrosis.the proportion of patients with cystic fibrosis (cf) who are middle-aged is increasing - and is likely to continue to do so. we surveyed a population of long-term cf survivors to assess their burden of illness and profile their disease characteristics.200919022643
characterization of oxytetracycline-resistant heterotrophic bacteria originating from hospital and freshwater fishfarm environments in england and ireland.this ecotaxonomic study compared the antibiotic tolerance among culturable oxytetracyline-resistant (ot(r)) heterotrophic strains isolated from two aquatic environments representing human activities in health care and aquaculture, namely hospital effluents and freshwater fishfarms. using a standardized methodology, samples taken in england and ireland were analyzed to determine the antibiotic tolerance profiles of two groups of culturable ot(r) bacterial isolates at the intergeneric and intragen ...200011249032
non-susceptibility trends among pseudomonas aeruginosa and other non-fermentative gram-negative bacteria from bacteraemias in the uk and ireland, 2001-06.pseudomonas and acinetobacter spp. are important opportunists, notorious for resistance. pseudomonas spp. are collected in the british society for antimicrobial chemotherapy (bsac) bacteraemia surveillance, with acinetobacter spp. and stenotrophomonas maltophilia well represented in the 'other gram-negatives' group.200818819980
pseudo-outbreaks of stenotrophomonas maltophilia on an intensive care unit in june 2014, a cluster of identical s. maltophilia isolates was reported in an adult intensive care unit (icu) at a district general hospital. an outbreak control team was convened to investigate the cluster and inform control measures.201626876747
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