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nosocomial infection rates during a one-year period in a nursing home care unit of a veterans administration hospital.infections in long-term care institutions are a constant source of morbidity in residents in these facilities. we report our experience with infection rates during a 1-year surveillance period in a 120-bed nursing home care unit of a veterans administration hospital. our purpose was (1) to establish our own infection rate and (2) to ascertain the relationships (a) between infection rate and level of required nursing care and (b) between infection rate and staffing adequacy. our overall nosocomia ...19902110789
antimicrobial susceptibility of gram-negative uropathogens isolated from obstetric patients.to evaluate the antimicrobial susceptibility of gram-negative uropathogens isolated from pregnant women.200212625967
survey of bacteriologic flora of conjunctiva and cornea in healthy psittacine birds.a total of 151 eyes from healthy psittacine birds were examined by bacteriologic cultural methods. bacterial growth was not found in 41% of eyes cultured, staphylococcus epidermidis was found in 25%, alpha-hemolytic streptococci in 25%, corynebacterium spp in 7%, and staphylococcus aureus in 5%. each of the following organisms were found in 1% of the eyes; pasteurella spp, actinobacillus spp, escherichia coli, klebsiella spp, enterobacter spp, pseudomonas spp, proteus spp, and bacillus spp. more ...19836638654
a two-center review of bacteremia in the community hospital.there are fewer studies on bacteremia coming from the community hospital, where the practicing family physician is likely to see this problem, than from the university hospital. the hypothesis of this study was that patterns of bacteremia would be different between the two types of hospitals. two hundred four patient episodes of culture-proven bacteremia from two analogous community hospitals were reviewed. bacteremia was discovered in 2.6 of 1,000 patients, which is lower than reports from univ ...19873546587
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