Enterobacteriaceae

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Noun1.Enterobacteriaceae - a large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Aerobacter, genus Aerobacter - aerobic bacteria widely distributed in nature
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
enteric bacteria, enterics, enterobacteria, entric - rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals
genus Escherichia - a genus of bacteria
genus Klebsiella - a genus of bacteria
genus Salmonella - a genus of bacteria
genus Serratia, Serratia - a genus of motile peritrichous bacteria that contain small Gram-negative rod
genus Shigella - a genus of bacteria
genus Erwinia - a genus of bacteria
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A new study shows a 700% increase in multidrug-resistant antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections in children admitted to hospitals around the US.
Colistin is a last-resort drug for treating carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections (4).
1) have recently reported that the number of deaths was significantly higher in patients with CRE infections in comparison to those with carbapenem-susceptible Enterobacteriaceae infections.
SAN DIEGO -- Children exposed to antibiotics are at a significantly heightened risk to develop extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant (ESC-R) and carbapenem-resistant (CR) Enterobacteriaceae infections within 30 days of said exposure, according to a prospective, case-controlled study.
It is suggested that isepamicin represents a therapeutic option against the drug-resistance Enterobacteriaceae infections.
An estimated 140,000 healthcare-associated Enterobacteriaceae infections occur annually in the U.