Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2005; 7(4):410-418
Nosocomial infections are very important cause of morbidity and mortality in all developed countries. Results of antimicrobial resistance surveillance performed in the intensive care units of Ekaterinburg (Russia) are presented in the paper. The patterns of resistance of leading nosocomial pathogens are determined. Recommendations on the antimicrobial therapy based on epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in particular ICUs are given.