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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.911338
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.174-183
  • Keywords: Cross Infection, Intensive Care Units, Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination, LACTAMASE-PRODUCING ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, COLISTIN-RESISTANT, MORTALITY, THERAPY, COMBINATION, PREDICTORS, OUTCOMES
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


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.