Health care-associated infection surveillance: A prospective study of a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit


Kilic A. , Okulu E., Kocabas B. A. , Alan S., Cakir U., Yildiz D., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.13, no.3, pp.181-187, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.10688
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-187

Abstract

Introduction: Health care-associated infection (HCAI) is a serious problem of neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) which is related to morbidity, mortality and increased cost of medical care. This study aimed to determine the incidence of HCAI in a tertiary NICU and identify the risk factors.