High Prevalence of CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Among Contacts of Patients With Shigellosis Due to Shigella Flexneri Carrying CTX-M-15

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007 Oct;60(4):906-8. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkm277. Epub 2007 Jul 23.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child, Preschool
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / epidemiology
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / microbiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Shigella flexneri / drug effects*
  • Shigella flexneri / enzymology*
  • Shigella flexneri / isolation & purification
  • beta-Lactam Resistance
  • beta-Lactamases / biosynthesis*
  • beta-Lactams / pharmacology

Substances

  • beta-Lactams
  • beta-lactamase CTX-M-15
  • beta-Lactamases