Pediatrics and neonatology, vol.62, pp.208-217, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Pediatrics and neonatology
health-care associated infection, neonate, point prevalence, surveillance, BLOOD-STREAM INFECTIONS, NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS, ACQUIRED INFECTIONS, RISK-FACTORS, SURVEILLANCE, PREVENTION, STRATEGIES
Background: Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) in the neonatal period cause substantial morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs. Our purpose was to determine the prevalence of HAIs, antimicrobial susceptibility of causative agents, and the adaptivity of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria in neonatal HAI diagnosis.