Invasive device-associated nosocomial infections of a teaching hospital in Turkey; four years' experience


Candevir A. , KURTARAN B. , KİBAR F. , KARAKOÇ E. , Aksu H. S. Z. , TAŞOVA Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.41, no.1, pp.137-147, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1001-575
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-147
  • Keywords: Device associated infection, nosocomial, resistance, INTENSIVE-CARE UNITS, RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS, SURVEILLANCE, RATES, ADULT, SYSTEM, SPREAD, STATES

Abstract

Aim: To determine our setting's IDAI rates, infecting microorganisms, and their resistance patterns to achieve standardization and make comparisons among other Turkish and developed country hospitals all over the world.