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A one-year prospective study of colonization with antimicrobial-resistant organisms on admission to a Vietnamese intensive care unit

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There is a paucity of data regarding initial bacterial colonization on admission to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Patients admitted to ICUs in LMICs are at high-risk of subsequent infection with antimicrobial-resistant organisms (AROs). We conducted a prospective, observational study at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from November 2014 to January 2016 to assess the colonization and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staph...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0184847

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Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
9
Article number:
e0184847
Publication date:
2017-09-14
Acceptance date:
2017-05-31
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
28910379
Language:
English
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pubs:729002
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uuid:f1c7f083-1e62-40a9-88ae-4dd8a1ab0aa2
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729002
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2017-09-26

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