Microbiological surveillance in the Intensive Care Unit: A tertiary hospital experience


Akcam F., Karaaslan D., Dogan M., Yayli G.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.12, sa.2, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Özet

Background: Hospital infections are important because of increased risk of mortality and morbidity and their economic burden and are most commonly seen in intensive care units (ICUs). We aimed to document the characteristics of patients at an ICU, obtain bacteriologic samples, and determine the distribution of the isolated microorganisms.