Multidrug resistant bacteria isolated from cockroaches in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.

@article{Pai2013MultidrugRB,
  title={Multidrug resistant bacteria isolated from cockroaches in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.},
  author={H H Pai},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2013},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={18-22}
}
Residents in long-term care facilities and nursing homes have a relative higher risk for infections. The nocturnal and filthy habits of cockroaches may be ideal disseminators of pathogenic microorganisms in these institutions. This study was designed to determine the infestation and vector potential of cockroaches under this institutional environment. Cockroaches were collected from 69 long-term care facilities and nursing homes in Kaohsiung City. Risk factors related to cockroach infestation… CONTINUE READING

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