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Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

Keywords: Aged long-term care prevention and control urinary catheterisation Urinary Tract Infections urine specimen collection Abstract: Background: Urinary tract infections (UTI s) are one of the most ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

pneumonia (23.2%), urinary tract infections (15.2%) and skin and soft tissue infections (11.9%). The reason for antimicrobial use was recorded for 81.9% of the prescriptions, a stop/review date for 40.8% and ...

Antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities: results from the third point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2016 to 2017

Urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections were the main indications for antimicrobial prescription. This PPS provides updated and detailed information on antimicrobial use in LTCF s across ...

Asymptomatic bacteriuria in older adults: the most fragile women are prone to long-term colonization

Issue 1 (2019) Keywords: Asymptomatic bacteriuria older adults urinary tract infection Abstract: Background: The diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTI s) in institutionalized older adults is often ...

Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Belgian Acute-Care Hospitals: Results of the ECDC PPS 2017

a beta-lactamase inhibitor (J01CR05, 7.7%). The most frequently reported diagnoses for medical antimicrobial treatment were pneumonia (22.2%) and urinary tract infections (11.2%). The reason for antimicrobial use ...

Characteristics of the antibiotic regimen that affect antimicrobial resistance in urinary pathogens

is unclear. Methods In this retrospective multi-center cohort study, we assessed the impact of different variables on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in pathogens isolated from the urinary tract in older adults. ...

OXA-48 Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Household Contact of a Previously Infected Patient: Person-to-Person Transmission or Coincidental Community Acquisition?

Sequence Typing Plasmids Sequence Analysis, DNA Abstract: We reported a woman with urinary-tract infection caused by OXA-48 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae. Using molecular techniques, we showed that she ...

Surveillance of bloodstream infections in Belgian hospitals ('SEP')-Annual report 2014, Surveillance data 2000-2014

with HA- BSI is impossible to determine. The most common origin of HA- BSI  — confirmed or probable — is a central venous catheter (CVC, 26%), followed by a urinary tract infection (20%). These ...

Epidemiology of urinary tract infections

voorkomen?, Belgian Infection Control Society, Issue Belgian Infection Control Society, Brussels, Belgium (2015) Keywords: healthcare-associated infections hospitals nursing homes urinary tract infection Health ...

Antibiograms of consecutive urinary tract samples in elderly

older adults Urinary Tract Infections Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Surveillance de la santé et des maladies Ziekten en gezondheid in kaart brengen Service:  Infections liées aux soins et ...

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