Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) are an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and have a significant economic impact for health systems. Molecular epidemiology tools have a central role in HAI prevention programs. In order to give an overview of their specific advantages and disadvantages we reported current and new molecular typing methods for HAI outbreak detection and epidemiological surveillance.
|Numero di pagine||6|
|Rivista||Epidemiologia e prevenzione|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2015|
- Molecular epidemiology