Reduction of Nosocomial Blood Stream infections and Nosocomial Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus faecium on an Intensive Care Unit After Introduction of Antiseptic Octenidine-based Bathing.

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Summary of "Reduction of Nosocomial Blood Stream infections and Nosocomial Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus faecium on an Intensive Care Unit After Introduction of Antiseptic Octenidine-based Bathing."

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) is emerging in German intensive care units (ICUs). On a 32 bed surgical ICU at a university hospital increasing numbers of nosocomial cases occurred despite enforcement of hand hygiene and environmental disinfection.


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Name: The Journal of hospital infection
ISSN: 1532-2939


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