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January-April 2019| Vol 7| Issue 1

Original Article

Economics of preventing healthcare-associated infections

Introduction: Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) contribute to significant morbidity, mortality and economic costs. There are many different ways of preventing hospital infections. An e...

Original Article

Hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers in a superspeciality tertiary care hospital

Introduction: Hand hygiene (HH) is an important tool in the prevention of transmission of infections in hospitals; however, it is often an aspect which is neglected by healthcare workers (HCW...

Original Article

Evaluation of two culture-based methods for the early detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in pre-operative neurosurgical patients

Background: Pre-operative screening for nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) is practiced to reduce the risk of post-operative MRSA infections. Although ...

Original Article

Clinical profile of patients with heteroresistant vancomycin- intermediate Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia compared to those with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia at a level-1 trauma centre of India

Introduction: Staphylococcus aureus is the common cause of bacteraemia, skin/soft-tissue infections and pneumonia in both developed and developing countries, with many of them being ca...

Original Article

Targeted infection control practices lower the incidence of surgical site infections following total hip and knee arthroplasty in an Indian tertiary hospital

Introduction: Deep surgical site infection (SSI) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a devastating complication that occurs in approximately 2% of s...

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