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Front. Med., 22 September 2015 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2015.00066

Corrigendum: Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections of Lebanese patients between 2005 and 2012: epidemiology and profiles of resistance

imageZiad Daoud1,2*, imageElie Salem Sokhn1, imageKhalil Masri2, imageKatia Cheaito3, imageNathaline Haidar-Ahmad3, imageGhassan M. Matar3 and imageShira Doron4
  • 1Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of Balamand, Tripoli, Lebanon
  • 2“Centre Hospitalier du Nord” Hospital, Zgharta, Lebanon
  • 3Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 4Division of Geographic and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

A corrigendum on

Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections of Lebanese patients between 2005 and 2012: epidemiology and profiles of resistance
by Ziad Daoud, Elie Salem Sokhn, Khalil Masri, Katia Cheaito, Nathaline Haidar-Ahmad, Ghassan Matar et al. Front Med (2015)2:26. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2015.00026

Inadvertently, the names of two authors were not included in the final version of the manuscript sent for typesetting and this oversight was not picked up during the final proofs. The authors regret the oversight and any inconvenience these may have caused.

The two missing authors are:

Katia Cheaito

Nathaline Haidar-Ahmad

The final author contributions are as follows:

Ziad Daoud participated in designing the study and in the lab work, as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Elie Salem Sokhn participated in designing the study and in the lab work, as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Khalil Masri participated in designing the study and in the clinical part of the work, as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Katia Cheaito participated in designing the study and in the lab work (mainly the PFGE), as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Nathaline Haidar-Ahmad participated in designing the study and in the lab work (mainly the PFGE), as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Ghassan Matar participated in designing the study and in the lab work (mainly the PFGE), as well as in writing all the sections of the article.

Shira Doron participated in designing the study and in clinical protocols elaboration, as well as in writing and reviewing all the sections of the article.

The original article has been updated.

Conflict of Interest Statement

The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.

Keywords: ESBL, carbapenemases, E. coli, urinary infections, bacterial resistance

Citation: Daoud Z, Salem Sokhn E, Masri K, Cheaito K, Haidar-Ahmad N, Matar GM and Doron S (2015) Corrigendum: Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections of Lebanese patients between 2005 and 2012: epidemiology and profiles of resistance. Front. Med. 2:66. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2015.00066

Received: 26 August 2015; Accepted: 27 August 2015;
Published: 22 September 2015

Edited and reviewed by: Frontiers in Medicine Editorial Office, Frontiers, Switzerland

Copyright: © 2015 Daoud, Salem Sokhn, Masri, Cheaito, Haidar-Ahmad, Matar and Doron. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

*Correspondence: Ziad Daoud, ziad.daoud@balamand.edu.lb