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  1. Surveillance of infections in hospital : Agents and antibiotic-resistance.

    Article - En anglais

    The surveillance system for Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) implemented in the S. Eugenio hospital of Rome allows to monitor the distribution of the micro-organisms by service and their resistance to antibiotics.

    It is based upon the data collected by the Central Analysis Laboratory of the hospital.

    The data of four high-risk departments (Surgical service, Intensive Care Unit, Haematology, Burn Unit) are reported.

    In the period October 1992-September 1993,3909 samples have been analyzed ; 1603 (43,1%) were found positive to the microbiologic analysis.

    The results of the antibiotic resistance concerning four micro-organisms, agents of HAI are reported and discussed.

    Surveillance systems are necessary to limit the frequency of HAI.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Surveillance, Infection nosocomiale, Hôpital, Hygiène, Service hospitalier, Microorganisme, Isolat clinique, Résistance, Antibiotique, Homme, Epidémiologie, Italie, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Surveillance, Nosocomial infection, Hospital, Hygiene, Hospital ward, Microorganism, Clinical isolate, Resistance, Antibiotic, Human, Epidemiology, Italy, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0243297

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 11/06/1997.