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Viral infections in workers in hospital and research laboratory settings: a comparative review of infection modes and respective biosafety aspects
(Elsevier B.V., 2011-06-01)
Objectives: To compare modes and sources of infection and clinical and biosafety aspects of accidental viral infections in hospital workers and research laboratory staff reported in scientific articles. Methods: PubMed, ...
Ocorrência de infecção urinária em pacientes de um hospital universitário
Infection in hospitals is a serious problem for the Public Health System. It is responsible for the increasing number of hospital deaths, as well as the longer time patients may have to stay in hospital, raising the costs ...
Structure for prevention of health care-associated infections in Brazilian hospitals: A countrywide study
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-01-01)
Background: Minimal structure is required for effective prevention of health careeassociated infection (HAI). The objective of this study was to evaluate the structure for prevention of HAI in a sample of Brazilian hospitals. ...
Surveillance Programme for Healthcare Associated Infections in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Implementation and the first three years' results
(W B Saunders Co Ltd, 2010-12-01)
Governmental programmes should be developed to collect and analyse data on healthcare associated infections (HAIs). This study describes the healthcare setting and both the implementation and preliminary results of the ...
Filamentous fungi vectored by ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a public hospital in north-eastern Brazil
Background: The increase in opportunistic fungal infections has led to the search for putative sources of contamination in hospital environments. Aim: Ants in a public hospital in Itabuna, north-eastern Brazil were examined ...
Costo de las infecciones intrahospitalarias en hospitales chilenos de alta y mediana complejidad
(Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2003)