Antimicrobial Chemotherapy has a Linear Relationship to the Proportion of Gram-Negative Isolates from Pediatric Burn Wounds.
- Alexa Welk,
- Myriam Herrnberger,
- Veronika Engel,
- Martin Dennebaum,
- Christina Oetzmann von Sochaczewski,
- Stephan Gehring
Klin Padiatr 2018 Jan 18;230(1):39-43. Epub 2018 Jan 18.
Children's Hospital, University Medical Center, Mainz, Germany.
Wound infection in burns is a relevant cause of morbidity and mortality in children. We aimed to determine the relationship between antibacterial chemotherapy and Gram-negative burn wound colonization and infection. All children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit for burn trauma from June 1, 2005 to January 31, 2013 were included. Read More