Health care-associated infection surveillance in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit: A prospective clinical study after moving to a new building


Cura C., ÖZEN M., Kara A. A. , ALKAN G., Cetin E.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.44, no.1, pp.80-84, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.07.032
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.80-84

Abstract

Background: There are very few prospective clinical studies on neonatal health care-associated infection (HAI) surveillance. HAI surveillance helps reduce not only mortality, but also morbidity, length of hospital stay, and health care costs.