All publications of “Luci Correa”

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Risk factors for mortality in ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis: a case-control study

Leonilda Giani Pontes, Fernando Gatti de Menezes, Priscila Gonçalves, Alexandra do Rosário Toniolo, Claudia Vallone Silva, Julia Yaeko Kawagoe, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3865

ABSTRACT Objective To describe the microbiological characteristics and to assess the risk factors for mortality of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in a case-control study of intensive care patients. Methods This case-control study was conducted over a 6-year period in a 40-bed medical-surgical intensive care unit in a tertiary care, private hospital in São Paulo, Brazil. Case patients were identified using the Nosocomial Infection Control Committee database. For the analysis of risk factors, matched control subjects were selected from the same institution at […]

An outbreak of norovirus infection in a long-term care facility in Brazil

Fernando Gatti de Menezes, Vanessa Maria da Silva de Poli Correa, Fábio Gazelato de Mello Franco, Miriam Ikeda Ribeiro, Maria Fátima dos Santos Cardoso, Simone Guadagnucci Morillo, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1779

ABSTRACT Objective: To describe a norovirus outbreak in a Brazilian long-term care facility from July 8 to 29, 2005. Methods: In the first 48 to 72 hours after onset of symptoms in inpatients and employees, the main infection control strategies were staff education, emphasis on hand washing, implementing contact precautions up to 48-72 hours after resolution of symptoms, complete cleaning of the rooms and exclusion of symptomatic employees from work until 48-72 hours after resolution of their symptoms. Epidemiological and […]