Study Evaluating Antibiotic Utilization Measures and Control of Extended-Spectrum-Lactamases (ESBLs)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients admitted or transferred to the ICU/pulmonary/hematology units.
Patients of either sex, 18 years of age or older
Pregnant and nursing women. Female of childbearing potential without using any birth control methods. Female of childbearing potential using oral contraceptives during study period. (Note: penicillin and beta-lactamase inhibitors may prevent oral contraceptives from working properly, increasing the chance of pregnancy).
Patients who have the contraindications of using Tazocin (pipercillin/tazobactam)