Ícaro Boszczowski

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Four cases of infection by extended spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae occurred in the neonatal intensive care unit. Isolation, empiric therapy change and education produced no(More)
AIM The objective was to describe an outbreak of bloodstream infections by Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) in bone marrow transplant and hematology outpatients. METHODS On February 15, 2008 a(More)
BACKGROUND Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have been reported worldwide and are associated with high mortality rates. Intestinal colonization acts as a reservoir and fosters exchange of(More)
Surveillance systems for healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are essential for planning actions in prevention and control. Important models have been deployed in recent decades in different(More)