Microb Drug Resist 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Kasr Al-Aini, Cairo, Egypt.
The biological fitness cost of antibiotic resistance is a key parameter in determining the rate of appearance and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Egypt. Our study aimed to investigate the prevalence of antibiotic resistance among clinical isolates from Greater Cairo area hospitals. A total of 537 clinical isolates were recovered from samples of urine, diarrheal specimen, pus, wound culture, gastric wound, blood, drain culture, sputum, high vaginal swab, abscess, amniotic fluid, ventilator, burn swab, splenic drain culture, and unknown site of infection during different seasons. Read More