Abdulkareem Alaska

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BACKGROUND Hand hygiene (HH) is single most effective preventive measure for health care-associated infection, but compliance rates remain low. This study estimated HH compliance among health care workers (HCWs) and examined factors associated with noncompliance. METHODS An observational study design was carried out in 5 intensive care units (ICUs) at the(More)
BACKGROUND Infection due to community-acquired strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has been reported with increasing frequency. Herein is described the nosocomial transmission of CA-MRSA involving 13 neonates and two mothers in a well-infant nursery in a teaching hospital in Saudi Arabia. METHODS From October to November 2009,(More)
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