Assistant director of operations Kath McGrath said: "Two wards at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital have been temporarily closed as a result of the community-acquired infection
Multivariable analysis was performed by using a logistic regression with a stepwise approach to compare cases of hospital-acquired infection with cases of community-acquired infection
and survivors with nonsurvivors in PICUs.
Washington, Feb 18 ( ANI ): A new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium has begun causing community-acquired infection
in young, healthy individuals in the U.
The researchers focused on those who developed pneumonia and/or sepsis, and excluded those who transferred from another facility, as well as those with immune suppression, cancer, or a community-acquired infection
As the rates of both facility-and community-acquired infection
incidence rise, active and accurate reporting of infection is failing to keep pace.
Out of 161 admitted patients, 33 had a community-acquired infection
and 35 acquired an infection during their hospital stay, 10 while in a ward before admission to the intensive care unit and 25 while in an intensive care unit, giving an infection rate of 42% of all admissions (68 patients).
from the 'hospital-adapted' form of Acinetobacter is very rare and most strains are sensitive to antibiotics.
Defining clinical features are the ability to cause serious, life-threatening community-acquired infection
in younger healthy hosts, including liver abscess, pneumonia, meningitis and endophthalmitis and the ability to metastatically spread, an unusual feature for enteric Gram-negative bacilli in the non-immunocompromised.
Characteristics of bacteremia between community-acquired and nosocomial Klebsiella pneumoniae infection: risk factor for mortality and the impact of capsular serotypes as a herald for community-acquired infection
ESBL-producing Gram negatives are no longer confined to nosocomial infections and have emerged as a source of community-acquired infection
, particularly E.
Fortunately for us, even with MRSA community-acquired infection
, if the patient is stable and doesn't warrant hospital admission, he or she can be treated orally with a sulfa drug as an outpatient.
probably included healthcare-associated infections, a recently described epidemiologic category distinct from both community-acquired and nosocomial status.