ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.13, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS
Hospital infection, Nosocomial infection, Healthcare-associated infection, INICC, International Nosocomial Infection Consortium, Turkey, Device-associated infection, Antibiotic resistance, Ventilator-associated pneumonia, Catheter-associated urinary tract infection, Central line-associated bloodstream infections, Bloodstream infection, Urinary tract infection, Network, INTENSIVE-CARE UNITS, VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, DEVELOPING-COUNTRIES, MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH, STRATEGY, IMPACT, MICROORGANISMS, MORTALITY, ISTANBUL, MODULE
Background: Device-associated healthcare-acquired infections (DA-HAI) pose a threat to patient safety, particularly in the intensive care unit (ICU). We report the results of the International Infection Control Consortium (INICC) study conducted in Turkey from August 2003 through October 2012.