Predicting Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacterial Colonization and Associated Infection on Hospital Admission

@article{Tseng2017PredictingMG,
  title={Predicting Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacterial Colonization and Associated Infection on Hospital Admission},
  author={Wen-Pin Tseng and Yee-Chun Chen and Bey-Jing Yang and Shang-Yu Chen and Jr-Jiun Lin and Ya‐Huei Huang and Chia-Ming Fu and Shan-Chwen Chang and Shey-Ying Chen},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={38},
  pages={1216 - 1225}
}
OBJECTIVE Isolation of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) from patients in the community has been increasingly observed. A prediction model for MDR-GNB colonization and infection risk stratification on hospital admission is needed to improve patient care. METHODS A 2-stage, prospective study was performed with 995 and 998 emergency department patients enrolled, respectively. MDR-GNB colonization was defined as isolates resistant to 3 or more classes of antibiotics, identified… 

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