Antimicrobial resistance in nosocomial bloodstream infection associated with pneumonia and the value of systematic surveillance cultures in an adult intensive care unit.

@article{Depuydt2006AntimicrobialRI,
  title={Antimicrobial resistance in nosocomial bloodstream infection associated with pneumonia and the value of systematic surveillance cultures in an adult intensive care unit.},
  author={Pieter O. Depuydt and Stijn Blot and Dominique D Benoit and Geert Claeys and Gerda L. C. Verschraegen and Koenraad H D K Vandewoude and Dirk Vogelaers and Johan Decruyenaere and Francis Colardyn},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={653-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the occurrence of multiple-drug-resistant pathogens in nosocomial bloodstream infection associated with pneumonia. To evaluate prediction of multiple drug resistance by systematic surveillance cultures. DESIGN A retrospective study of a prospectively gathered cohort. SETTING Fifty-four-bed adult medical-surgical intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital. PATIENTS One hundred twelve intensive care unit patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection associated with… CONTINUE READING

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