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Antimicrobial-Resistant Pathogens: An Emerging Pediatric Threat #ICAAC 2010

























Antibiotic resistance has become an increasing cause for concern around the globe, but it poses a unique set of problems for infections in children. Researchers present the latest information on antibiotic-resistant infections of concern to pediatricians including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), other extended-spectrum beta lactamase-producing (ESBL) bacteria (so-called superbugs) and drug-resistant infections in children with cystic fibrosis.

* Anne Blaschke, Univeristy of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
* S. Elliott, Steele Children's Research Center, Tucson, AZ, United States
 
 

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