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Kuehnert MJ, Jarvis WR

Clin. Infect. Dis. 1999 Nov;29(5):1358

PMID: 10525009

Reply was last modified: November 1st, 1999 by Kuehnert MJ, Jarvis WR… Read more
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Seasonal variation of Acinetobacter infections: 1987-1996. Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System

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To determine whether nosocomial infections due to Acinetobacter species have increased over the past 10 years and whether infections continue to have a pronounced seasonal variation, we analyzed infections reported by hospitals in the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System that performed adult and pediatric intensive care unit surveillance from 1987 through 1996.… Read more

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A multistate nosocomial outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii colonization associated with an intrinsically contaminated respiratory care solution

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From 1 February through 30 April 1998, 4 hospitals reported a total of 34 patients colonized with Ralstonia pickettii. All but 1 had been exposed to 0.9% saline solution manufactured by 1 company (Modudose; Kendall, Mainsfield, MA), which was used during endotracheal suctioning.… Read more

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An outbreak of gram-negative bacteremia in hemodialysis patients traced to hemodialysis machine waste drain ports

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate an outbreak of gram-negative bacteremias at a hemodialysis center (December 1, 1996-January 31, 1997).

DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. Reviewed infection control practices and maintenance and disinfection procedures for the water system and dialysis machines. Performed cultures of the water and dialysis machines, including the waste-handling option (WHO), a drain port designed to dispose of saline used to flush the dialyzer before patient use.… Read more

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Satellite videoconferencing for healthcare workers: audience characteristics and the importance of continuing education credits

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To assess the opinions of healthcare workers (HCWs) about a satellite videoconference as a means of earning continuing education credit, a telephone survey was conducted in September 1998, 1 month after a live interactive satellite videoconference on antimicrobial use and resistance.… Read more

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Proficiency in detecting vancomycin resistance in enterococci among clinical laboratories in Santiago, Chile

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Labarca JA, McDonald LC, Pinto ME, Palavecino E, González P, Cona E, Fernández A, Giglio MS, Jarvis WR

Emerging Infect. Dis. 1999 Nov-Dec;5(6):839-40

PMID: 10603228

Proficiency in detecting vancomycin resistance in enterococci among clinical laboratories in Santiago, Chile was last modified: November 1st, 1999 by Labarca JA, McDonald LC, Pinto ME, Palavecino E, González P, Cona E, Fernández A, Giglio MS, Jarvis WR… Read more