The FIRST STEP of ID-IRI MDR, IPC, AS study “Profiles of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms Among Patients with Bacteremia in Intensive Care Units: An International ID-IRI Survey” is accepted for publication in the European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases.
In principal, this study is a prospective, one-month, cross-sectional survey for blood-borne pathogens in 57 ICUs from 24 countries, and it analyzes:
- The trends in antibiotic resistance and profiles of MDR organisms among patients with bacteremia in ICUs (The first step).
- Infection control and prevention, and antibiotic stewardship activities in a large geographical area (The second step).
The SECOND PAPER of the survey analyzing IPC, AS was submitted to another journal FYI.
Thanks to our group for producing such an informative and global survey.
All the best
Rehab El-Sokkary, Serhat Uysal, Hakan Erdem*, Ravina Kullar, Abdullah Umut Pekok, Fatma Amer, Svjetlana Grgić, Biljana Carevic, Amani El-Kholy, Anna Liskova, Mehmet Özdemir, Ejaz Ahmed Khan, Yesim Uygun Kizmaz, Nenad Pandak, Nirav Pandya, Jurica Arapović, Rıdvan Karaali, Nefise Oztoprak, Michael M. Petrov, Rami Alabadla, Handan Alay, Jehan Ali El Kholy, Caroline Landelle, Reham Khedr, Dhruv Mamtora, Gorana Dragovac, Ricardo Fernandez, Emine Unal Evren, Lul Raka, Antonio Cascio, Nicolas Dauby, Ahsen Oncul, Safak Ozer Balin, Yasemin Cag, Natalia Dirani, Mustafa Dogan, Irina Magdalena Dumitru, Maha Ali Gad, Ilad Alavi Darazam, Behrouz Naghili, Rosa Fontana Del Vecchio, Monica Licker, Andrea Marino, Nasim Akhtar, Mostafa Kamal, Goffredo Angioni, Deana Medić, Aliye Esmaoğlu, Szabo Balint Gergely, André Silva-Pinto, Lurdes Santos, Ionela Larisa Miftode, Recep Tekin, Phunsup Wongsurakiat, Mumtaz Ali Khan, Yesim Kurekci, Hema Prakash Pilli, Krsto Grozdanovski, Egidia Miftode, Rusmir Baljic, Haluk Vahaboglu, Jordi Rello