Judith A Brett

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate time trends in surgical site infection (SSI) rates and SSI pathogens in Australia. DESIGN Prospective multicenter observational cohort study. SETTING A group of 81(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with chronic renal failure who require haemodialysis are at high risk for infections. AIM To determine the burden of bloodstream and local access-related infections and the(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in Australian intensive care units (ICUs) has not previously been reported. We sought to describe time-trends in(More)
BACKGROUND With epidemic strains of Clostridium difficile posing a substantial healthcare burden internationally, there is a need for longitudinal evaluation of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)(More)
BACKGROUND Healthcare-associated infections in neonatal and paediatric populations are associated with poorer outcomes and healthcare costs, and surveillance is a necessary component of prevention(More)
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