31. Diagnosis and Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Emily A. Blumberg MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch31

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Blumberg, E. A. (2011) Diagnosis and Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch31

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • diagnosis and treatment - of multidrug-resistant bacteria;
  • methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA);
  • vancomycin IV maintaining trough levels;
  • vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA);
  • heteroresistant VISA (hVISA);
  • vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus;
  • vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE);
  • ampicillin - drug of choice for susceptible isolates;
  • multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae;
  • multidrug-resistant Burkholderia cepacia