prevalence of multi drug resistant gram-negative bacteria to commonly first line
drugs in blood is a serious problem in Equatorial Guinea and other world. This is
the first study describing antibiotic resistance analysis of blood stream infection
in Equatorial Guinea. Our study presents alarming rate of inefficiency of the most
commonly prescribed drugs to treatment Klebsiellapneumoniae, Escherichia
coli and Acinetobacter speciesisolates as the most frequency etiologic agents in blood stream infection.
Out of 1849 blood culture the bacterial etiological agents were isolated from 196
(10.6%) samples. E. coli (n = 22), K. pneumonia (n = 39) and Acinetobacter (n = 17) represent 71.6% of all gram negative bacterial isolates. Almost all isolates
of K. pneumonia and Acinetobacter sp. (92.1% and 100%, respectively)
and about 50% of E. coli strains possessed
extended-spectrum β-lactamase activity.
Alarming level of multi drug resistant gram negative strains was observed. E.
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