Multi-drug resistant hospital-acquired infections rising in children


eMediNexus    13 May 2018

Antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections are increasing in prevalence in children across the US, says a study published on March 22, 2018 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Immunocompromised children are at a higher risk of infections of the lung, urinary tract, or other sites after surgery, intubation, trauma, or catheterization.

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