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WHAT IS EXPLS

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WHAT IS EXPLS
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HiThis is not a standard medical abreviation.What is your question?What is your situation?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HiThe only common meaning for expls is explosive.That would not be a medical term.Can you give me more information?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
MY BROTHER HAS BEEN PUT IN ISOLATION WITH A CONDITION EXBLS (OR EXPLS) HE WAS ONLY TOLD
IT WAS RESULT OF ANTIBIOTICS USED FOR KIDNEY (infection with urinary tract infection)
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Hi
there is no such abbreviation.
Isolation means he has a resistant bacteria.
I think you mean ESBL
This stands for extended spectrum beta lactamases
This means he needs special antibiotic choices.
E coli is one of the bacteria that develops this resistance.
Klebsiella pneumonia is another...
There are others, less commonly, that also do so.
Ask his doctor
what bug does he have
how are they treating it.
They simply do not want this to spread and isolation would be standard procedure.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
THANKS FOR YOUR ANSWER WHICH IS SOMEWHAT IN LINE WITH INFORMATION GIVEN TO HIS WIFE. IWILL
TRY AND GET FURTHER INFO. TUESDAY 5 FROM MY CONSULTANT WHO IS ALSO ATTENDING MY BROTHER
With thanks
Noel Carey.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
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Do you know what treatment they are doing?