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High prevalence of hospital-acquired infections caused by gram-negative carbapenem resistant strains in Vietnamese pediatric ICUs: A multi-centre point prevalence survey

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There is scarce information regarding hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) among children in resource-constrained settings. This study aims to measure prevalence of HAIs in Vietnamese pediatric hospitals.Monthly point prevalence surveys (PPSs) in 6 pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) in 3 referral hospitals during 1 year.A total of 1363 cases (1143 children) were surveyed, 59.9% male, average age 11 months. Admission sources were: other hospital 49.3%, current hospital 36.5%, and community 1...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/MD.0000000000004099

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Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership More from this funder
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Swedish International Development Agency More from this funder
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Medicine Journal website
Volume:
95
Issue:
27
Pages:
e4099
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-07
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EISSN:
1536-5964
ISSN:
0025-7974
Pmid:
27399106
Source identifiers:
634140
Language:
English
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2017-01-04

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