Yen Minh Lam

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Antimicrobial resistance is a major global health threat. In the European Union an estimated 25,000 deaths occur annually secondary to multi-drug-resistant infections [1]. No reliable estimates for developing countries exist, but figures are likely to be higher. Strategies to contain antimicrobial resistance were comprehensively set forth by the World(More)
BACKGROUND Vietnam is a lower middle-income country with no national surveillance system for hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). We assessed the prevalence of hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial use in adult intensive care units (ICUs) across Vietnam. METHODS Monthly repeated point prevalence surveys were systematically conducted to assess HAI(More)
There is scarce information regarding hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) among children in resource-constrained settings. This study aims to measure prevalence of HAIs in Vietnamese pediatric hospitals.Monthly point prevalence surveys (PPSs) in 6 pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) in 3 referral hospitals during 1 year.A total of 1363 cases (1143(More)
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