An outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa because of inadequate disinfection procedures in a urology unit: A pulsedfield gel electrophoresis-based epidemiologic study


Kayabas U. , Bayraktar M., OTLU B. , Ugras M., ERSOY Y. , BAYINDIR Y. , ...Daha Fazla

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, cilt.36, ss.33-38, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajic.2007.03.003
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.33-38

Özet

Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen causing nosocomial infections in many hospitals. We aimed to investigate the source of urinary tract infections by determining clonal relationship of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).