- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a causative agent of postoperative intra-abdominal infection: relation to nasal colonizationL Fierobe
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Bichat University Hospital, 75018 Paris, France
Clin Infect Dis 29:1231-8. 1999..Patients with MRSA pIAI had a longer intensive care unit stay and more reoperations than did those free of MRSA pIAI. We conclude that MRSA may be a causative pathogen in pIAI and may be related to nasal colonization...
- An outbreak of imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in critically ill surgical patientsL Fierobe
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Bichat-Claude Bernard University Hospital, Paris, France
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:35-40. 2001..CONCLUSION: The outbreak ended after strict application of control measures. Our results suggest that high work load contributes to IR-Ab acquisition...