Show simple item record Szabó, Marcell Bozo A Soos S, Darvas, Katalin Harsányi, László Csomós, Ákos 2015-08-08T13:23:31Z 2015-08-08T13:23:31Z 2015
dc.identifier.citation pagination=779-784; journalVolume=156; journalIssueNumber=19; journalTitle=ORVOSI HETILAP;
dc.identifier.uri doi:10.1556/650.2015.30135
dc.description.abstract INTRODUCTION: Enterococci have increasing importance in intensive care units, and vancomycin-resistant strains express a new challenge. AIM: The aim of the authors was to present their findings obtained from the first vancomycin-resistant enterococci outbreak occurred in 2013 at the Intensive Care Unit of the 1st Department of Surgery, Semmelweis University. METHOD: This was a case-control study of patients who had Enterococci species isolated from their microbiological samples between January 1 and June 30, 2013. Changes of Enterococcal incidence and consequences of vancomycin-resistance in patient outcome were analyzed. Demographic data, hospital length of stay and mortality data were also collected. RESULTS: Enterococci were isolated from 114 patients and 14 of them had vancomycin-resistant strains. The incidence of Enterococcal strains was not different in the periods before and after the outbreak of the first vancomycin-resistant Enterococci. Patients with vancomycin-resistant Enterococci had significantly higher mortality rate than those with vancomycin-sensitive Enterococcus (42.9% vs 30.0%, p = 0.005); however, length of stay was not significantly different. Co-morbidities and emergency surgery were significantly higher in patients who had vancomycin-resistant Enterococci. CONCLUSIONS: The higher mortality observed in patients with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infections highlights the importance of prevention and appropriate infection control, however, the direct relationship of vancomycin-resistance and increased mortality is questionable. Orv. Hetil., 2015, 156(19), 779-784.
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:0030-6002
dc.title Vancomycinrezisztens Enterococcusok megjelenése sebészeti intenzív osztályon
dc.type Journal Article 2015-07-04T13:41:20Z
dc.language.rfc3066 hu
dc.identifier.mtmt 2906209
dc.identifier.pubmed 26039917
dc.contributor.department SE/AOK/K/Aneszteziológiai és Intenzív Terápiás Klinika
dc.contributor.department SE/AOK/K/I. Sz. Sebészeti Klinika
dc.contributor.institution Semmelweis Egyetem

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