Risk Factors Affecting Patterns of Antibiotic Resistance and Treatment Efficacy in Extreme Drug Resistance in Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infections: A 5-Year Analysis

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Durdu B. , KOC M. , HAKYEMEZ I. N. , Akkoyunlu Y. , Daskaya H. , Gultepe B. , ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.25, pp.174-183, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.911338
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.174-183


Background: We investigated the factors affecting antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit (ICU)-related hospital-acquired infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP-HAI) and the effects of antibiotics used for high-level antibiotic resistance on patient survival.