Tillekeratne LG, Vidanagama D, Tippalagama R, Lewkebandara R, Joyce M, Nicholson BP, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, De Silva AD, Woods CW. Extended-spectrum ß-Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae as a Common Cause of Urinary Tract Infections in Sri Lanka. Infection & chemotherapy. 2016 Sep;48(48). 160-165. PMID: 27704730 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5047996
Extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) are increasingly reported as pathogens in urinary tract infections (UTIs). However, in Sri Lanka, the clinical and molecular epidemiology of ESBL-PE implicated in UTIs has not been well described.