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Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamases: A Brief Clinical Update

Malloy, Allison M. W. MD*; Campos, Joseph M. PhD†,‡,§,¶

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: December 2011 - Volume 30 - Issue 12 - p 1092–1093
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31823c0e9d
Concise Reviews of Pediatric Infectious Diseases®

From the *Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory, Vaccine Research Center, Bethesda, MD; †Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; and Departments of ‡Pediatrics, §Pathology, and ¶Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, George Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

Address for correspondence: Allison M. W. Malloy, MD, Vaccine Research Center, Bldg 40 Convent Dr, Bethesda, MD 20892. E-mail:

The Concise Reviews of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (CRPIDS) series topics, authors and contents are chosen and approved independently by the Editorial Board of CRPIDS.


Review of Carbapenemases and Amp C-β Lactamases Extended Spectrum β-lactamases


Co-Editors: Geoffrey A. Weinberg, MD, and Charles Woods, MD

Issue Editor: Barbara Jantausch, MD

Board Members John S. Bradley, MD Margaret C. Fisher, MD Barbara Jantausch, MD Leonard R. Krilov, MD Charles T. Leach, MD Deborah Lewinsohn, MD Debra L. Palazzi, MD Jennifer Read, MD Geoffrey A. Weinberg, MD Leonard Weiner, MD Charles R. Woods, MD Theoklis Zaoutis, MD

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