Practices to prevent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Thailand: a national survey.

@article{Apisarnthanarak2013PracticesTP,
  title={Practices to prevent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Thailand: a national survey.},
  author={Anucha Apisarnthanarak and Thana Khawcharoenporn and Linda M Mundy},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={416-21}
}
BACKGROUND Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) are increasing challenges for health care institutions worldwide, and there are many factors associated with their distribution. OBJECTIVES We conducted a national survey of Thai hospitals with 1 or more intensive care units and ≥250 hospital beds to evaluate hospital characteristics and current practices to minimize the endemic burden of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA… CONTINUE READING

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