Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 1st, 2008
"Infection control, changes included unit relocation, impermeable barriers at construction site, face-masking and voriconazole prophylaxis of 18 further high-risk patients, none of which developed breakthrough IA," wrote C.C. Chang and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "A multi-faceted pre-emptive approach involving clinicians, hospital management, engineering and building departments is essential in preventing nosocomial IA...
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