Clinical outcomes of elderly patients with bloodstream infections due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing Enterobacteriaceae in an Italian Internal Medicine ward

Published: 28 October 2017
Author(s): Simone Meini, Raffaele Laureano, Carlo Tascini, Fabio Arena, Lucia Fani, Anna Frullini, Maria Teresa Passaleva, Anna Teresa Roberts, Dario Mannini, Francesco Sbrana, Andrea Ripoli, Gian Maria Rossolini
Issue: October 2017

Infections caused by ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-EB) are a major health problem, but data regarding elderly patients is lacking.