Mecillinam: A Possible Alternative Option for Non-Complicated Urinary Tract Infections Treatment Caused by Enterobacterales

Authors

  • Mafalda Felgueiras Secção de Microbiologia. Serviço de Patologia Clínica. Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos. Porto. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5632-8580
  • Valquíria Alves Secção de Microbiologia. Serviço de Patologia Clínica. Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos. Porto.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19385

Keywords:

Amdinocillin/therapeutic use, Enterobacteriaceae Infections/drug therapy, Urinary Tract Infections/drug therapy

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2023-07-11

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Felgueiras M, Alves V. Mecillinam: A Possible Alternative Option for Non-Complicated Urinary Tract Infections Treatment Caused by Enterobacterales. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 11 [cited 2024 Apr. 22];36(9):607-8. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19385

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