[Microbiology of nosocomial infections].

  title={[Microbiology of nosocomial infections].},
  author={J. C. P{\'e}ch{\`e}re},
  journal={Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine},
  volume={177 5},
  pages={705-17; discussion 717-8}
  • J. C. Péchère
  • Published 1993 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine
The microorganisms causing nosocomial infections belong either to the patient himself (endogenous infections) or to hospital flora. New epidemiological tools, using molecular technologies, have renewed the body of knowledge on this flora. The commonest pathogens producing nosocomial infections include coagulase positive or negative staphylococci, enterococci, enterobacteriaceae, pseudomonas and candida. A recent trend has been shown, indicating the emergence of Gram positive cocci and fungi… CONTINUE READING