The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)

Antibiotic Resistance

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Original Article / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1, MARCH 2024

Knowledge and Attitudes of Patients About the Rational Use of Antibiotics

Pınar Korkmaz and others

Antimicrobial resistance can lead to morbidity and mortality in serious infections. Therefore, antimicrobial resistance has been accepted as a global public health problem in the 21st century. Unnecessary and excessive use of drugs is a serious problem in our country as well as in the rest of the world. Unnecessarily used drugs play an important role (...) Read More

Original Article / VOLUME 5, ISSUE 3, SEPTEMBER 2023

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles and Key Determinants for Mortality in Burkholderia cepacia Complex Infections

Yusuf Emre Özdemir and others

Burkholderia cepacia complex is aerobic, non-fermentative, multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacilli containing 24 opportunistic pathogenic species (1). B. cepacia complex members are commonly found in natural environments because they easily adapt to harsh environments due to their genotypic and phenotypic plasticity and ability to mutate rapidly. B. cepacia complex can also grow substantially and survive in water-based (...) Read More