Withdrawal of Staphylococcus aureus from intensive care units in Turkey


Erdem H., DİZBAY M., KARABEY S., KAYA S., Demirdal T., Koksal I. , ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.01.041
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • 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.