International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) national report on device-associated infection rates in 19 cities of Turkey, data summary for 2003-2012


Leblebicioglu H., Erben N., Rosenthal V. D. , Atasay B., Erbay A., ÜNAL S., ...More

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.13, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12941-014-0051-3
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS

Abstract

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.