Year : 2013 | Volume : 6 | Issue : 1 | Page : 97--98
Management of multi drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit
Ahmed N. Hassan1, Amr Mabrouk2, Hala S. Abdel Kawy1, May Hamza1, Ahmed El-Shaer2, Ahmed M. Abdel-Tawab1
1 Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
2 Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Multidrug-resistant organisms as a cause of hospital-acquired infections represent a major problem. Here, we report a case of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in an ICU-admitted patient. The treatment options for these pathogens are discussed.