An Investigation into Bacterial Bloodstream Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Profiles in a Tertiary Hospital for a Ten-Year Period

Mataj V., Guney M., Sig A. K. , Uskudar-Guclu A., Albay A., Bedir O., ...More

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.66, no.8, pp.1467-1477, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2020.191033
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL LABORATORY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1467-1477


Background: Bloodstream infections are one of the major causes of healthcare-associated morbidity and mortality. The present study aims to investigate the prevalence of the microorganisms isolated from blood cultures and to evaluate susceptibilities to antimicrobial agents in a tertiary center, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.