MIC 301 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Antimicrobial Resistance, Urinary Tract Infection, Colorectal Surgery

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Hospital acquired infections (nosocomial: iatrogenic, organizational, patient related, iatrogenic risk factors pathogens on hands of medical personnel, invasive procedures (intubation, extended ventilation, indwelling vascular lines, urine catheterization) and antibiotic use, organizational risk factors contaminated air conditioning systems, contaminated water supplies, and staffing and physical layout of facility, patient risk factors severity of illness, immune compromised state and length of stay. Patients who are: very old or very young, severely ill and/or who have invasive and diagnostic procedures immunosuppressive disease or state, surgery (amputations or colorectal surgery, antibiotic therapy radiation therapy, extended stays. What kind of infections? lower respiratory infections (15%: urinary tract infections (40 60%, surgical site infections (22%, bacteremia (infection in the bloodstream) (14%, cutaneous infections, gastrointestinal infections. What bacteria cause hai infections: enterobacteria (escherichia coli) ~ 40, staphylococcus aureus ~ 20, fungi ~ 10, enterococci ~ 10, pseudomonas aeruginosa ~ 10, clostridium difficile ~ 10%

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