Transmission of bacterial infections to healthcare workers during intubation and respiratory care of patients with severe pneumonia

Hisashi Baba, Yoshitsugu Iinuma, Kazuyoshi Imaizumi, Yoshinori Hasegawa, Tadao Hasegawa, Michio Ohta, David L. Paterson

研究成果: Article査読

11 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

Exposure of healthcare workers to patients with rapidly fatal infections invariably raises concerns regarding the risk of occupational acquisition. We describe acquisition of Streptococcus pyogenes by 2 nurses from a patient with fatal pneumonia and review previously reported cases of transmission of bacterial pathogens from patients with pneumonia to healthcare workers.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1019-1021
ページ数3
ジャーナルInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
30
10
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 10-2009
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 疫学
  • 微生物学(医療)
  • 感染症

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