Pathogens identification: identifying an infection from a colonization
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DUARTE, Aida (Faculdade de Farmácia de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal)
The control of nosocomial infections is a public health priority worldwide and in the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in community-associated infections. Although viruses, fungi, and parasites are recognized as sources of nosocomial infections, bacteria remain the most commonly recognized cause of hospital-acquired infections. The.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.