Antimicrobial susceptibility among pathogens collected from hospitalized patients in the United States and in vitro activity of tigecycline, a new glycylcycline antimicrobial.

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  • The activities of tigecycline and comparators against isolates collected from 76 U.S. centers between January 2004 and September 2005 were assessed. Tigecycline MIC(90)s were < or =2 microg/ml for Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, Acinetobacter baumannii, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, and Streptococcus agalactiae.
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  • Anti-Bacterial Agents, Drug Resistance, Bacterial, Gram-Negative Bacteria, Gram-Positive Bacteria, Hospitalization, Humans, Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Minocycline, Population Surveillance, Tigecycline, United States
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  • Waites KB; Duffy LB; Dowzicky MJ
  • Start Page

  • 3479
  • End Page

  • 3484
  • Volume

  • 50
  • Issue

  • 10