Applied Microbiology: Open Access
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Mohammed A Al-Haimi

  • Research Article
    Nosocomial Infections in Six Major Hospitals in Sana’a Capital City and in Some Governorates in Yemen
    Author(s): Huda Z Al-Shami and Mohammed A Al-HaimiHuda Z Al-Shami and Mohammed A Al-Haimi

    Nosocomial infections (NIs) and antimicrobial resistances are spread worldwide. This study was carried out in six major hospitals in some governorates in Yemen to determine the risk factors, incidence rates, nosocomial infections causative agents and antimicrobial resistance. A total of 384 patients, whose ages range between <1 to 90 years old, were taken in consideration for this study. Moreover, patients case definition and phenotypic identification methods for microbial isolates and antimicrobial sensitivity tests were based on standards methods. Findings are that the overall incidence rate for nosocomial infection was 65.4 cases in every 100 patients; however, the highest rate was in the intensive care units with a rate of 68.2 cases in every 100 patients and the overall mortality rate was 9.2 in every 100 nosocomial patients. Risk factors for nosocomial infection wer.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2471-9315.1000154

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