The relationship between hospital infection surveillance and control activities and antibiotic-resistant pathogen rates.

@article{Zoutman2005TheRB,
  title={The relationship between hospital infection surveillance and control activities and antibiotic-resistant pathogen rates.},
  author={Dick E Zoutman and Byron D Ford},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
BACKGROUND Antibiotic-resistant pathogen rates are rising in Canada and the United States with significant health and economic costs. The examination of the relationship of surveillance and control activities in hospitals with rates of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile -associated diarrhea (CDAD), and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) may identify strategies for controlling this growing problem. METHODS Surveys were sent to infection… CONTINUE READING

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