Epidemiological Study of Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Conjunctivitis in a Level III Neonatal Unit

@inproceedings{Dias2013EpidemiologicalSO,
  title={Epidemiological Study of Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Conjunctivitis in a Level III Neonatal Unit},
  author={Catarina Dias and M. J. R. Goncalves and Anabela Jo{\~a}o},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Conjunctivitis is one of the most frequently occurring hospital-acquired infections among neonates, although it is less studied than potentially life-threatening infections, such as sepsis and pneumonia. OBJECTIVES The aims of our work were to identify epidemiologic characteristics, pathogens, and susceptibility patterns of bacterial hospital-acquired conjunctivitis (HAC) in a level III neonatal unit. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected retrospectively from patient charts… CONTINUE READING
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