cereus isolates that have caused nosocomial infections
In a study conducted in Goa, overall Nosocomial Infections
rate was 33.93 [+ or -] 4.16 infections per 100 patients.
Due to Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Epidemiology and Treatment Options.
At the pre-intervention period, 10.1% of patients had nosocomial infection
. At the post-intervention period, the nosocomial infection
rate decreased to 4.9%.
are on the rise and they pose a serious threat to patients and the healthcare professionals.
with Serratia marcescens are beginning to take a large scale in neonatal intensive care unit, often in epidemic form.
, cause functional impairment and emotional stress in patients due to increased lengths of stay in hospitals (1,3).
in intensive care unit in a Turkish university hospital: a 2-year survey.
International Nosocomial Infection
Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 36 countries, for 2004-2009.
Only 7 (14%) of the HCWs were found to have proper knowledge about the significance of MRSA as the agent of nosocomial infections
and methods for preventing nosocomial infections
like use of personal protective equipment, adherence to hand hygiene, treatment of MRSA carriers with mupirocin, etc.
(1) Patients admitted to ICUs are at an increased risk for acquiring device-associated nosocomial infections
(DANIs) because of their debilitated immune systems and exposure to invasive devices.
are common among patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) admitted to rehabilitation centers (1).