Influence of fluoroquinolone consumption in inpatients and outpatients on ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli in a university hospital.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Dec;65(12):2650-7
Authors: Gallini A, Degris E, Desplas M, Bourrel R, Archambaud M, Montastruc JL, Lapeyre-Mestre M, Sommet A
The increase in fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli has raised the issue of treatment failure in common infections. Few studies have investigated the possible relationship between outpatient fluoroquinolone consumption and resistance in hospital.
PMID: 20876240 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]