Abrupt increase in rate of imipenem resistance in acinetobacter baumannii complex strains isolated from general hospitals in Korea and correlation with carbapenem administration during 2002-2013

Young Ah Kim, Yoon Soo Park, Taemi Youk, Hyukmin Lee, Kyungwon Lee

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3 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-181
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of laboratory medicine
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Funding Information:
This study was supported by grants from the National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital (2016-20-001).

Funding Information:
This study was approved by the National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital Institutional Review Board, as required by the local hospital policy (NHIMC 2017-03-025), with permission from the National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort (REQ0000007622). The antibiotic usage data in Korea for 12 years (from 2002 to 2013) were acquired from the National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort (NHIS-NSC) database [5]. The systemic prescription of antibiotics based

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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