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|Title:||Staphylococcal pneumonia in ventilated patients: A twelve-month review of cases in an intensive care unit|
|Authors:||Inglis, T.J.J. |
|Citation:||Inglis, T.J.J., Sproat, L.J., Hawkey, P.M., Gibson, J.S. (1993). Staphylococcal pneumonia in ventilated patients: A twelve-month review of cases in an intensive care unit. Journal of Hospital Infection 25 (3) : 207-210. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||We reviewed staphylococcal lower respiratory tract infections in our intensive care unit over a 12-month period. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from tracheal aspirates more commonly in patients with intracranial trauma (P < 0.001), between one and six days (mean = 3) after admission to the intensive care unit. Bacteriophage typing of all S. aureus lower respiratory tract isolates from the 17 patients with head injury did not provide evidence for a common external source of infection or patient-to-patient transmission.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Hospital Infection|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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