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889 Possible Causes for Nosocomial Infection

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Abstract Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most prevalent nosocomial infections.[]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Abstract Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) represents one of the most serious nosocomial infections that have grown dramatically over the past decade.[] KEYWORDS: hepatitis and other GI infections; nosocomial infections[] Through the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program, the Agency recently completed a six-month surveillance study on C. difficile in teaching hospitals across the[]

  • Nosocomial Pneumonia

    Abstract Nosocomial pneumonia (NP; encompassing hospital-acquired, health care-associated and ventilator-associated pneumonia) is one of the most common nosocomial infections[] INTRODUCTION: Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is one of the leading nosocomial infections worldwide and is associated with an elevated morbidity and mortality and increased[] BACKGROUND: Acinetobacter baumannii has been reported increasingly as a significant causative organism of various nosocomial infections, including hospital-acquired pneumonia[]

  • Pseudomonas Pneumonia

    Pseudomonas rarely causes infection in healthy individuals but it is a major cause of hospital acquired (nosocomial) infections.[] .: Risk factors for multidrugresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial infection.[] Nicolas-Chanoin The prevalence of nosocomial infection in intensive care units in Europe. results of the european prevalence of infection in intensive care (EPIC) study JAMA[]

  • Puerperal Mastitis

    Her research and clinical interests include surgery-related infections and multidrug-resistant, nosocomial pathogens. Top Barbosa-Cesnik C, Schwartz K, Foxman B.[]

  • Enterococcus

    BACKGROUND: Nowadays, the bacterial contamination in the hospital environment is of particular concern because the hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), also known as nosocomial[] infection.[] KEYWORDS: Brazil; Intra and interhospital spread; Nosocomial infection; VRE; Vancomycin-resistant enterococci[]

  • Surgical Wound Infection

    CONCLUSION: It is our belief that the validity of surgical wound infections will be improved by adoption of National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) definitions,[] The surgical wound infection rates of the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance system may not be appropriate standards for specialized units with a high incidence of[] […] lower rates of nosocomial infection than those without such programs.[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    […] of nosocomial infections [21].[] Robert Gaynes for providing unpublished data from the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance system; and to Dr.[] Discussion The epidemiology of nosocomial infections by MSSA and MRSA presents several different aspects.[]

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    When stratified by the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance risk index, SSI rates were 0.86% (8/926), 1.30% (5/384), and 7.69% (1/13) in risk categories 0, 1, and 2,[] National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System.[] CONCLUSIONS: We developed a simple and comprehensive scoring system for diagnosis of nosocomial MRSA infections; this system is applicable in a wide variety of situations.[]

  • Puerperal Infection

    This discovery began a transformation in health care - one that continues today, as nosocomial infections continue to plague patients and hospitals.[] Nosocomial infections are acquired in hospitals or other health facilities and may come from the hospital environment or from other patients.[] The sources of infection are typically divided into three groups: nosocomial (organisms acquired within the hospital or due to the patient’s own flora) exogenous (contamination[]

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