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Comparison of Community-Associated and Health Care-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada: Results from CANWARD 2007
BACKGROUND: Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) differ from health care-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) in their genotypic and phenotypic characteristics. The purpose of the present study ...
Prevalence of Antimicrobial-Resistant Pathogens in Canadian Hospitals: Results of the Canadian Ward Surveillance Study (CANWARD 2007)
BACKGROUND: Canadian hospitals as well as hospitals worldwide are increasingly faced with antibiotic-resistant pathogens, including multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains. OBJECTIVES: To assess the prevalence of pathogens, ...
Antimicrobial Susceptibility of 6685 Organisms Isolated from Canadian Hospitals: CANWARD 2007
BACKGROUND: Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem in North American hospitals as well as hospitals worldwide. OBJECTIVES: To assess the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of commonly used agents against the 20 ...
Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli in Intensive Care Units in Canada: Results of the Canadian National Intensive Care Unit (Can-Icu) Study (2005–2006)
BACKGROUND: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are important hospital pathogens in Canada and ...
Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates Obtained from Patients in Canadian Hospitals: Results of the CANWARD 2007 Study
INTRODUCTION: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important nosocomial pathogen. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the antimicrobial susceptibility profile of P aeruginosa isolates obtained from patients in different ...