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Epidemiology of ESBLs and Carbapenemases

Dr. Rossana Rosa highlights the key points to note about the epidemiology of ESBLs and Carbapenemases from a geographic and biological perspective.

In Step 2.5 you reviewed the basic concepts used to describe resistant Gram-negative bacteria, particularly those that are able to destroy beta-lactam antibiotics.

The prevalence and distribution of Gram-negative bacteria harbouring beta-lactamases varies among regions of the world, and even within countries. Knowledge of these differences is of clinical importance in our increasingly connected world.

In this video, Dr. Rossana Rosa highlights the key basic points to note about the epidemiology of ESBLs and Carbapenemases from a geographic and biological perspective.

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Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Gram Negative Bacteria

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