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Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Pathogens From Urinary Tract Infected Samples and Their Sensitivity Pattern Against Withania somnifera L

Abdul Kapur M. 1 , * and S. Ahmed John 2
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1 Research Scholar in Microbiology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
2 Department of Botany, Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchorapalli, Tamilnadu, India
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: January 01, 2015, 2 (1); e22664
  • Published Online: January 18, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 9, 2014
  • Revised: August 19, 2014
  • Accepted: August 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-22664

To Cite: Kapur M. A, John S A. Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Pathogens From Urinary Tract Infected Samples and Their Sensitivity Pattern Against Withania somnifera L, Int J Infect. 2015 ; 2(1):e22664. doi: 10.17795/iji-22664.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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