Health care-associated infection surveillance in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit: A prospective clinical study after moving to a new building.

Cura C., Ozen M. , Kara A. A. , Alkan G., SESLİ ÇETİN E.

American journal of infection control, vol.44, no.1, pp.80-4, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.07.032
  • Title of Journal : American journal of infection control
  • Page Numbers: pp.80-4


Background: There are very few prospective clinical studies on neonatal health care-associated infection (HAI) surveillance. HAI surveillance helps reduce not only mortality, but also morbidity, length of hospital stay, and health care costs.