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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Nursing Home Residents and Enterobacteriaceae Resistant to Third-Generation Cephalosporins

Carolyn Sandoval*, Stephen D. Walter*, Allison McGeer†, Andrew E. Simor†, Suzanne F. Bradley‡, Lorraine M. Moss*, and Mark B. Loeb*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; †Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ‡Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ‡Veterans’ Affairs Health Systems, and University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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Table 1

Distribution of Enterobacteriaceae organisms isolated from case-patients and controls

Genus Case-patients (%) Controls (%)
Proteus spp.
7 (26)
17 (20)
Citrobacter spp.
6 (22)
4 (5)
Enterobacter spp.
5 (18)
2 (2)
Escherichia coli
4 (15)
47 (55)
Klebsiella spp.
3 (11)
11 (13)
Morganella spp.
1 (4)
4 (5)
Serratia marcescens
1 (4)
0 (0)
Total 27 85

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