infection control

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the etiology of infections in hospitalized patients

Objective. To study the etiological role and antimicrobial susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in one tertiary care hospital with analysis of the influence of antimicrobial stewardship implementation. Materials and Methods. In 2013 primary microbiological evaluation was performed. In 2014 antimicrobial stewardship program was implemented. The impact of the introduction of microbiological monitoring system and antimicrobial stewardship program was evaluated. Results. In total, 461 P. aeruginosa strains were isolated during the study period.

Problems of Epidemiological Studies of Nosocomial Infections in Russia

Nowadays nosocomial infections (NI) remain one of the crucial problems in public health service all over the world. Though antiepidemic actions, the prevalence, mortality rates and NI therapy costs continue to increase. According to the data of …

Antiseptics and Disinfectants in the Prophylaxis of Nosocomial Infections

Medical equipments, instruments and hands of medical personnel serve as one of the most important vehicles for the transmission of nosocomial infections, and as a result of this, disinfection and sterilization are considered as a main part of any …