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Nosocomial Infections in a New Medical Center, Turkey

  • Bengül Durmaz (a1), Riza Durmaz (a1), Bariş Otlu (a1) and Emine Sönmez (a2)

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Nosocomial infection was found in 255 (2.5%) of 10,164 inpatients in a new medical center with a 310-bed capacity. The infection rate was 12.5% in the intensive care unit, 9.5% in neurology, 5.5% in general surgery, and 4.0% in orthopedics. Rates in the other services were lower. Hospital-acquired infections in our medical center frequently involved multiply resistant Enterobacteriaceae and staphylococci.

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Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Inönü University, 44069, Malatya, Turkey

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Nosocomial Infections in a New Medical Center, Turkey

  • Bengül Durmaz (a1), Riza Durmaz (a1), Bariş Otlu (a1) and Emine Sönmez (a2)

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