Risk factors for colonization by carbapenemase-producing enterobacteria at admission to a Surgical ICU: A retrospective study.

@article{Maseda2017RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for colonization by carbapenemase-producing enterobacteria at admission to a Surgical ICU: A retrospective study.},
  author={Emilio Maseda and Patricia Salgado and V{\'i}ctor Anillo and Guillermo Ruiz-Carrascoso and Rosa G{\'o}mez-Gil and Carmen Mart{\'i}n-Funke and M. – Gim{\'e}nez and J J Granizo and Lorenzo Aguilar and Fernando Gilsanz},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={333-337}
}
INTRODUCTION In 2011, a hospital-wide outbreak of OXA-48 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae occurred in our hospital, an epidemiological setting of high ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae rates. This study identifies risk factors for colonization with carbapenemase-producing enterobacteria (CPE) at Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) admission. METHODS A 2-year retrospective study was performed in all patients admitted to the SICU that following routine had a rectal swab collected upon admission… CONTINUE READING
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