Géraldine Burnichon

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In the neurosurgery setting, incidence of surgical site infections (SSI) are considered as low to moderately low (1 to 10%). These infections are nevertheless a major problem because of the associated morbidity and mortality. A SSI survey system has been initiated in our neurosurgical unit. We report the incidence of SSI and(More)
Within the framework of breast milk control the hygiene laboratory of Brest hospital isolates, on 3 January 1996 a strain of Enterobacter aerogenes secretory of cephalosporinase in the breast milk of a mother whose child was hospitalized in neonatalogy. On 15 April 1996 a new strain of E. aerogenes is isolated from another mother's breast milk. Until 18(More)
The duration of surgical procedures and the 75th percentiles of those durations are considered in calculation of the US National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) system risk index score. To compare the durations of neurosurgical procedures in a hospital in western France with the durations in the NNIS data, 6,136 neurosurgical patients were followed(More)
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