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Pseudo-outbreak of Enterococcus durans infections and colonization associated with introduction of an automated identification system software update

Abstract

Enterococci are an important cause of hospital-acquired infections. Since 1989, there has been an increase in the number of nosocomial enterococcal infections caused by strains resistant to vancomycin in the United States. Although many enterococcal species can colonize humans, only Enterococcus faecalis, E.… Read more

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Bloodstream infections in home infusion patients: the influence of race and needleless intravascular access devices

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To determine the cause of increased central venous catheter-associated (CVC) bloodstream infection (BSI) rates in a cohort of pediatric hematology /oncology patients receiving home health care (HHC).

METHODS: A retrospective cohort study of hematology/oncology patients with CVCs receiving HHC from January 1992 through November 1994.… Read more

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Candida parapsilosis bloodstream infections in neonatal intensive care unit patients: epidemiologic and laboratory confirmation of a common source outbreak

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BACKGROUND: Candida parapsilosis is a common cause of sporadic and epidemic infections in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). When a cluster of C. parapsilosis bloodstream infections occurred in NICU patients in a hospital in Louisiana, it provided us with the opportunity to conduct an epidemiologic investigation and to apply newly developed molecular typing techniques.… Read more

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The expanding role of healthcare epidemiology–home and long-term care

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Garrett DO, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1996 Nov;17(11):714-7

PMID: 8934236

The expanding role of healthcare epidemiology–home and long-term care was last modified: November 1st, 1996 by Garrett DO, Jarvis WR… Read more
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Nosocomial Burkholderia cepacia outbreaks and pseudo-outbreaks

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Mangram A, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1996 Nov;17(11):718-20

PMID: 8934237

Nosocomial Burkholderia cepacia outbreaks and pseudo-outbreaks was last modified: November 1st, 1996 by Mangram A, Jarvis WR… Read more