First nationwide, multicenter investigation of nosocomial carbapenem nonsuceptibility in lebanon

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HAMMOUDI, Dalal (Lebanese International University, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Co-author(s): Dalal Hammoudi: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Lebanese International University, Bekaa, Lebanon;Microbiology laboratory, School of Pharmacy, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Carole Ayoub Moubareck: Microbiology Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon;College of Natural and Health Sciences, Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Dolla Karam Sarkis: Microbiology Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Carbapenem nonsusceptible Gram-negative bacteria are a threat for healthcare facilities worldwide, due to their resistance to most antimicrobial therapies. Only few reports about carbapenem resistance are available in Lebanon.

    Methods

    Carbapenem nonsusceptible Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Pseudomonas were

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