TITLE

Cross-colonisation with Pseudomonas aeruginosa of patients in an intensive care unit

AUTHOR(S)
Bergmans, Dennis C. J. J.; Bonten, Marc J. M.; van Tiel, Frank H.; Gaillard, Carlo A.; van der Geest, Siebe; Wilting, Rob M.; de Leeuw, Peter W.; Stobberingh, Ellen E.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec1998, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p1053
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67206353

 

Related Articles

  • Endemicity, molecular diversity and colonisation routes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in intensive care units. Bertrand, X.; Thouverez, M.; Talon, D.; Boillot, A.; Capellier, G.; Floriot, C.; Hélias, J.; Hélias, J P // Intensive Care Medicine;Aug2001, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p1263 

    Objective: We carried out a prospective study to evaluate the endemicity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in intensive care units (ICUs). Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) was used to determine the genotypes of P. aeruginosa isolates. This allowed us to determine the importance of...

  • Prevalence of Metallo-β-Lactamase Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Intensive Care Unit: A Report from Tertiary Care Hospital from Western India. Muley, Vrishali Avinash; Ghadage, Dnyaneshwari P .; Bhore, Arvind Vamanrao // Journal of Laboratory Physicians;Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p142 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article related to the prevelance of pseudomonas aeruginosa related to Metallo-β-Lactamase in the patient being admitted at the Intensive Care Unit.

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa Corneal Infections in Seriously Ill Children. Anderson, Edwin L.; Stager, David; Levin, Daniel L. // Clinical Pediatrics;Feb1982, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p123 

    Bacterial corneal ulcers can destroy vision if not treated early. Two seriously ill patients developed corneal infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa while in the pediatric intensive care unit. In one patient the eye was destroyed. The other patient was treated successfully, but early...

  • Large Outbreak in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit of Colonization or Infection with Pseudomonas... Bertrand, Xavier; Bailly, Pascale; Blasco, Gilles; Balvay, Patrick; Boillot, Annie; Talon, Daniel // Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/1/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 4, pe9 

    Describes an outbreak in a surgical intensive care unit in France of infection by a single clone of the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Overexpression of the clone in an efflux pump system; Stability of the antibiotic resistance pattern in the spread from patient to patient; Control of the...

  • VEB-1-like extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Kuwait. Poirel, Laurent; Rotimi, Vincent O.; Mokaddas, Eiman M.; Karim, Amal; Nordmann, Patrice; Poirel, L; Rotimi, V O; Mokaddas, E M; Karim, A; Nordmann, P // Emerging Infectious Diseases;May/Jun2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p468 

    Two clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients in intensive care units in Kuwait were resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins and showed a synergistic effect between ceftazidime and clavulanic acid. This is the first report of extended-spectrum enzymes from nosocomial isolates...

  • Burkholderia cepacia as a Cause of Ecthyma Gangrenosum-like Lesion. Aygencel, G.; Dizbay, M.; Sahin, G. // Infection;Jun2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p271 

    Ecthyma gangrenosum (EG) is considered to be a pathognomonic sign of Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia and is predominantly seen in immunosuppressed patients. Although P. aeruginosa is the most recognized pathogen of EG, numerous other organisms have been reported to cause clinically identical...

  • Distribution of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa and ESBL-producing organisms colonization among intensive care patients. Santanirand, P.; Malathum, K.; Chadlane, T.; Laolerd, W. // BMC Proceedings;Jan2011 Supplement 6, Vol. 5, pP293 

    An abstract of the article "Distribution of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa and ESBL-producing organisms colonization among intensive care patients," by P. Santanirand, and colleagues is presented.

  • Boston hospital's crisis: Saving babies, averting public panic. Dunn, Philip // AHA News;09/22/97, Vol. 33 Issue 37, p4 

    Reports on the epidemic of Pseudomonas aeruginosa affecting children confined in the neonatal intensive care unit of Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Potential sources of the bacterium; Hospital's public assurance of its efforts in minimization of nosocomial infections.

  • SaÄŸlıklı Olguda Fatal Seyreden Toplum Kökenli Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Pnömonisi. Kıraklı, Cenk; Koca, Hakan; Uçar, Zeynep Zeren; Erbaycu, Ahmet Emin; Özacar, Rıfat // Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal;Sep2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p134 

    The case of a 43 year-old healthy male with Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia causing septic shock and multiorgan failure within 48 hours of admission is presented. The patient had systemic symptoms and in the chest x-ray, minimal infiltration on the left upper zone was observed. After 36 hours...

  • Colistin.  // Reactions Weekly;7/1/2006, Issue 1108, p7 

    The article presents a case report of several cancer patients who suffered from bacteremia caused by colistin-resistant Gram-negative bacilli after being exposed to ciprofloxacin and colistin. The patients were admitted to an intensive care unit with postoperative peritonitis. In one of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics