Risk factors for ICU-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections


Oztoprak N., Cevik M., Akinci E., Korkmaz M., Erbay A. , Eren S., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.34, no.1, pp.1-5, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2005.07.005
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5

Abstract

Background: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major nosocomial pathogen that causes severe morbidity and mortality in many hospitals worldwide, and MRSA infections are frequent in intensive care units (ICUs).