JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.10, no.3, pp.254-259, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
antibiotic susceptibility patterns, healthcare-associated infections, newly opened pediatric intensive care unit, POINT-PREVALENCE SURVEY, NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS, HOSPITALS, STATES
Introduction: Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality, especially in critically ill patients in intensive care units. The aim of this study was to assess the rate and distribution of HAIs, pathogens, and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in a newly opened pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).