PEG site infections: the emergence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a major pathogen

OBJECTIVE:We reviewed the records of 126 patients who underwent PEG insertion during a 36-month period to determine the etiology of an observed increase in PEG-related infections.METHODS:Charts were reviewed to determine predictive factors of infection, the occurrence of infection, and culture results of infected sites. Insertion was performed in all cases… CONTINUE READING