Nosocomial transmission of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa following bronchoscopy associated with improper connection to the Steris System 1 processor.

@article{Sorin2001NosocomialTO,
  title={Nosocomial transmission of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa following bronchoscopy associated with improper connection to the Steris System 1 processor.},
  author={M. Sorin and Sorana Segal-Maurer and Noriel Mariano and Carl Urban and Austin J. Combest and James J. Rahal},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={409-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess nosocomial transmission of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (IRPA) following bronchoscopy during August through October 1998. DESIGN Traditional and molecular epidemiological investigation of a case series. SETTING University-affiliated community hospital. PATIENTS 18 patients with IRPA bronchial-wash isolates. INTERVENTIONS We reviewed clinical data, performed environmental cultures and molecular analysis of all IRPA isolates, and observed disinfection of… CONTINUE READING
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