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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) continues to view with concern the lean pipeline for novel therapeutics to… Expand Objective. The purpose of this study was to provide a national estimate of the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAI… Expand SUMMARY Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) are a rapidly evolving group of β-lactamases which share the ability to hydrolyze… Expand BACKGROUND
Nosocomial bloodstream infections (BSIs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States… Expand The “Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999” presents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s… Expand SUMMARY Antiseptics and disinfectants are extensively used in hospitals and other health care settings for a variety of topical… Expand STUDY OBJECTIVE
To evaluate the relationship between inadequate antimicrobial treatment of infections (both community-acquired… Expand The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has developed a new set of definitions for surveillance of nosocomial infections. The new… Expand In a representative sample of US general hospitals, the authors found that the establishment of intensive infection surveillance… Expand