Deaths resulting from healthcare associated infections: 2008-2017 results of external notifications in France – Focus on Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

Jun 09, 2020

Les bactériémies à Staphylococcus aureus concernent 16% (159) de ces 986 signalements.Le bilan des signalements pour IAS avec décès met en avant les bactériémies à Staphylococcus aureus, notamment en services de néonatologie. Les efforts de prévention, en particulier en ce qui concerne les infections sur cathéter chez les populations fragiles, doivent être poursuivis.Santé publique France

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia were reported in 159 (16%) of these 986 notifications. The review of reports of HCAIs resulting in death highlights Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia, particularly in neonatology services, justifying extension of preventive measures, especially regarding catheter infections in vulnerable population. The article is in French


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