ICAAC 2014 - Each Day in Hospital Increases Resistance Risk

For patients who acquire an infection while in the hospital, each day of hospitalization increases the risk that the infection will be caused by a drug-resistant bacterium. Researchers will present data showing that that risk increases by as much as 1% each day.

 

 

Host: 

Michael Schmidt, Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and co-host of the This Week in Microbiology podcast 

Guests:

ohn Bosso, Medical University of South Carolina