Author Faculty (Discipline)

Nursing

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

11-2015

Publication Details

This poster presentation was originally published as:

Mitchell, B. G., Dancer, S., Anderson,M., & Dehn, E. (2015, November). Risk of organism acquisition from prior room occupants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster presented at International Australasian College of Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) Conference, Hobart, Australia.

ANZSRC / FoR Code

060502 Infectious Agents| 111716 Preventive Medicine

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E5

Abstract

A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to determine the risk of pathogen acquisition for patients associated with prior room occupancy. The analysis was also broadened to examine any differences in acquisition risk between Gram-positive and Gram–negative organisms.

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