Withdrawal of Staphylococcus aureus from intensive care units in Turkey


ERDEM H., Dizbay M., Karabey S., KAYA S., Demirdal T., Koksal I., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.41, no.11, pp.1053-1058, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.01.041
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1053-1058

Abstract

Background: In the past, Staphylococcus aureus infections have displayed various patterns of epidemiologic curves in hospitals, particularly in intensive care units (ICUs). This study aimed to characterize the current trend in a nationwide survey of ICUs in Turkey.