Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- Hand hygiene: a frequently missed lifesaving opportunity during patient careAndrej Trampuz
Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:109-16. 2004..Reducing health care-associated infections requires that health care workers take responsibility for ensuring that hand hygiene becomes an everyday part of patient care...
- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of gatifloxacin against Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in a granulocyte-rich exudateAndrej Trampuz
Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine and Research, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3630-3. 2002..Five hours after a single dose of gatifloxacin, SBF killed 2.5 logs of Streptococcus pneumoniae and 1.5 log of Staphylococcus aureus during a 2-h incubation ex vivo...
- Comprehensive strategy to prevent nosocomial spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a highly endemic settingViktorija Tomic
University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Golnik, Slovenia
Arch Intern Med 164:2038-43. 2004..Limited benefits and the high cost of such programs are the main concerns...
- The timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxisWalter P Weber
Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Ann Surg 247:918-26. 2008..To obtain precise information on the optimal time window for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis...