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Culture-Positive Spontaneous Ascitic Infection in Patients with Acute Decompensated Cirrhosis: Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens and Antibiotic Strategies

Liu J, Gao Y, Wang X, Qian Z, Chen J, Huang Y, Meng Z, Lu X, Deng G, Liu F, Zhang Z, Li H, Zheng X

PURPOSE: This study investigated multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens and antibiotic strategies of culture-positive spontaneous ascitic infection (SAI) in patients with acute decompensated cirrhosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 432 acute decompensated...
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Human Bocavirus Infection in Adults: Clinical Features and Radiological Findings

Lee HN, Koo HJ, Kim SH, Choi SH, Sung H, Do KH

OBJECTIVE: Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a newly identified pathogen that can cause upper and lower respiratory infections usually in children; however, its clinical characteristics and significance in respiratory infections in...
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Dissemination of Carbapenem-Resistance among Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa carrying Metallo-Beta-Lactamase Genes, including the Novel bla(IMP-65) Gene in Thailand

Khuntayaporn P, Yamprayoonswat W, Yasawong M, Chomnawang MT

BACKGROUND: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is considered as one of the most emerging threats in this century. Serious infections caused by this pathogen are often treated by carbapenems which are the last...
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Central line-associated bloodstream infections in neonates

Cho HJ, Cho HK

Newborn infants, including premature infants, are high-risk patients susceptible to various microorganisms. Catheter-related bloodstream infections are the most common type of nosocomial infections in this population. Regular education and training...
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RND efflux pump systems in Acinetobacter, with special emphasis on their role in quorum sensing

Subhadra B, Oh MH, Choi CH

Acinetobacter is an important opportunistic, multidrug resistant pathogen causing majority of nosocomial infections worldwide. The multidrug resistance is attributed by a plethora of efflux pumps and the overexpression of the...
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Clinical Characteristics and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Trends in Citrobacter Bacteremia: An 11-Year Single-Center Experience

Lee R, Choi SM, Jo SJ, Lee J, Cho SY, Kim SH, Lee DG, Jeong HS

BACKGROUND: Recently, Citrobacter freundii bacteremia outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit has attracted public attention in Korea. However, Citrobacter bacteremia is uncommon and usually occurs in patients with underlying...
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Identification and Characterization of NDM-1-producing Hypervirulent (Hypermucoviscous) Klebsiella pneumoniae in China

Liu Z, Gu Y, Li X, Liu Y, Ye Y, Guan S, Li J

BACKGROUND: Carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent (hypermucoviscous) Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-HMKP) poses a significant public health challenge. We investigated its epidemiology and molecular characteristics in a tertiary care hospital in eastern China. METHODS: CR-HMKP were...
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Colonization Prevalence and Risk Factor Analysis of Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in an Intensive Care Unit without Outbreaks

Kim YA, Park YS, Lee SS, Son YJ, Yeon JH, Seo YH, Lee K

BACKGROUND: Acinetobacter baumannii is a well-known etiologic agent of a variety of nosocomial infections; the resistance rate to imipenem is surprisingly high in Korea. The colonization of carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii...
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Perspective of Nationwide Surveillance System for Surgical Site Infections

Kim YK

As a result of the Study on the Efficacy of Nosocomial Infection Control (SENIC) project, many countries have established nationwide surveillance systems for nosocomial infections, including surgical site infections (SSIs)....
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Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Microorganisms Isolated from Patients with Intraabdominal Infection in Korea: a Multicenter Study

Yoon YK, Kim J, Moon C, Lee MS, Hur J, Lee H, Kim SW

BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the antimicrobial susceptibility of pathogens isolated from Korean patients with intraabdominal infections (IAIs). METHODS: This multicenter study was conducted at 6 university-affiliated hospitals in Korea between 2016...
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Feasibility and Safety of Outpatient Lumbar Microscopic Discectomy in a Developing Country

Jaiswal A, Kumar S, Reddy S, Jaiswal P

STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: To verify the feasibility and safety of outpatient microscopic lumbar discectomy (MLD) in a developing country. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Outpatient MLD is advantageous in terms of cost...
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Drug Use Evaluation of Clostridium difficile Infection in Elderly Patients and Risk Factors of Non-improving Group

Noh HJ, Ham JY, Lee JG, Rhie SJ

OBJECTIVE: Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) is one of the common nosocomial infections. As elderly population increases, the proper treatment has been emphasized. We investigated the risk factors associated with CDI...
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Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: Multi Drug Resistance and Risk Factors

Choi JB, Lee SJ

A new category of infections called healthcare-associated (HCA) infections was created due to increased procedures performed in outpatient clinics of hospitals. The risk of HCA infections is on the rise...
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Evaluation of Biofilm Formation and Presence of Ica Genes in Staphylococcus epidermidis Clinical Isolates

Kord M, Ardebili A, Jamalan M, Jahanbakhsh R, Behnampour N, Ghaemi EA

OBJECTIVES: Biofilm formation is one of the important features of Staphylococcus epidermidis, particularly in nosocomial infections. We aimed to investigate the biofilm production by phenotypic methods and the presence of...
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Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Song DS

Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is defined as bacterial infections that occur in patients with cirrhosis and ascites without any significant intraperitoneal infection, accounting for approximately 10–30% of bacterial infections in...
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Surgical hand antisepsis: experimental study

Izaguirre , Govela A, Delgado I, Troncoso C, Parra M, Viaña EA

PURPOSE: Nosocomial infections account for one of the most serious complications in hospitalized patients around the world. Surgical site infections have significant economic implications, and surgical antisepsis plays an important...
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Achromobacter xylosoxidans Bacteremia in a Child with Neutropenia

Ahn BJ, Kim DH, Gang JS, Park KB

Achromobacter xylosoxidans is a non-fermentative, aerobic, oxidase, and catalase-positive Gram-negative rod similar to Pseudomonas species. This organism colonizes aquatic environments and can cause nosocomial infections, especially in patients with immune...
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Changing trends in clinical characteristics and antibiotic susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia

Hyun M, Noh CI, Ryu SY, Kim HA

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Klebsiella pneumoniae is second most common organism of gram-negative bacteremia in Korea and one of the most common cause of urinary tract infection, and intra-abdominal infection. METHODS: We compared clinical...
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Effects of Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing on the Acquisition of Multidrug-resistant Organisms and Healthcare-associated Infection in an Intensive Care Unit

Lee JY, Jeong JS, Kim MY, Park SH, Hwang YH

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to verify the effects of daily 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) bathing on the acquisition of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) and healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in...
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A Survey of Nurses' Hand Hygiene Knowledge, Perception and Hand Hygiene Performance Rate

Cha KS, Ko JW, Han SH, Jung KH

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify the knowledge, perception and hand hygiene performance rate of hospital nurses and to identify any correlation between them. METHOD: Data were collected...
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