Nosocomial Infections and their Surveillance in Veterinary Hospitals

Arockiasamy Arun Prince Milton
2015 Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences  
| Nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, infections are well-thought-out to be the most common problem affecting hospitalized human patients as well as veterinary patients. These are of great consequence in veterinary medicine and can have considerable adverse effects on the individual patient as well as on the veterinary hospital as a whole. Different infectious agents like MRSA, Cl. difficile, MDR E. coli, Salmonella spp. and many more are of prodigious significance in causing NIs. A surveillance
more » ... Is. A surveillance and control measure for these NIs in veterinary settings needs to be addressed in future. This review consolidates some Nosocomial infections and the strategy for its surveillance in veterinary practice.
doi:10.14737/journal.aavs/2015/3.2s.1.24 fatcat:etjclqjj7fb7ndheikktncv7yu