nosocomial infection

Outbreak of newborn nosocomial infection in maternal hospital no. 1, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Jan 2010

Background: Cases of newborn infection at the Maternal hospital, Ulaanbaatar city were notified to the National Infectious Disease Surveillance. Investigation objectives are determine magnitude of this outbreak, and to identify source of this outbreak and risk factors for illness. Laboratory test identified Klebsiella pneumoniae positive in case-newborns.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Suvd B, J.Baigalmaa, A.Dolgorkhand, Ts.Tuul

Presenter (s): 
Batbaatar

Case-fatality and risk factors for death in adult patients with nosocomial infection caused by multi-drug resistant organisms in Hungary, 2007-2009

Background: Nosocomial infections (NIs) due to multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are associated with longer hospital stay, worse outcome and costly therapies. In Hungary, patients with NI caused by a MDRO are notified to the National Nosocomial Surveillance System (NNSS) since 2004. We aimed to determine risk factors for death in patients infected with a MDRO.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Saverio Caini, Á. Hajdu, A. Kurcz, K. Böröcz

Presenter (s): 
Caini
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