J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2018 09 23;14:90-94. Epub 2018 Mar 23.
Graduate Studies Division, Faculty of Biological and Medical Sciences 'Dr Ignacio Chávez', Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Av. Rafael Carrillo, Bosque Cuauhtémoc, 58020, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. Electronic address:
Objectives: The aim of this retrospective study was to describe urinary tract infections (UTIs) diagnosed in a single centre in Mexico through 10 years of results, with a particular emphasis on the aetiology, patterns of antimicrobial susceptibility and incidence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing strains.
Methods: This study involved all urine samples analysed during the period March 2007 to September 2017 in a single centre in Mexico. Isolated uropathogens were identified to species level using routine laboratory methods, and antimicrobial susceptibility was determined by the disk diffusion method. Read More