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Hospital-acquired colonization and infections in a Vietnamese intensive care unit

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Data concerning intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired bacterial colonization and infections are scarce from low and middle-income countries (LMICs). ICU patients in these settings are at high risk of becoming colonized and infected with antimicrobial-resistant organisms (AROs). We conducted a prospective observational study at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Vietnam from November 2014 to January 2016 to assess the ICU-acquired colonization and infections, focusing on the fiv...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0203600

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ORCID:
0000-0001-8593-589X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
9
Pages:
e0203600
Publication date:
2018-09-07
Acceptance date:
2018-08-23
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:919710
URN:
uri:19caf7ef-8bc1-47ed-8160-a70761599aa4
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uuid:19caf7ef-8bc1-47ed-8160-a70761599aa4
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pubs:919710
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English
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