Clinical characteristics and antibiotic resistance of Shigella gastroenteritis in Ankara, Turkey between 2003 and 2009, and comparison with previous reports


ÖZMERT E. N. , Ince O. T. , Orun E., Yalcin S. S. , YURDAKÖK K. , Gur D.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.15, no.12, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.08.008
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to define the epidemiological, clinical, and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Shigella gastroenteritis cases occurring during the years 2003-2009 and to compare results with those of the years 1987-2002.