A Retrospective Analysis of Anaerobic Bacteria Isolated in 236 Cases of Pleural Empyema and their Prevalance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Turkey

Demirci M., Gemicioglu B., Saribas S., Halis A. N. , Taner Z., Mamal-Torun M., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL LABORATORY, cilt.64, ss.1269-1277, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 64
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7754/clin.lab.2018.180317
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1269-1277


Background: Parapneumonic effusions usually occur secondary to an infection and produce pus (empyema) that accumulates in the pleural space. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of anerobes in patients with empyema and to assess their resistance patterns for seven antimicrobials.