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Open Forum Infectious Diseases ; 8(SUPPL 1):S296, 2021.
Article in English | EMBASE | ID: covidwho-1746606

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Background. Patients with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection are at high risk of complications due to the intensive care unit stay. Hospital-acquired infections (HAI) are one of the most common complication and cause of death in this group of patients, it is important to know the epidemiology and microbiology of this hospital-acquired infections in order to begin to the patients a proper empirical treatment. We describe the epidemiologic and microbiologic characteristics of HAI in patients with COVID-19 hospitalized at intensive care unit (ICU) in a tertiary level private hospital in Mexico City. Methods. From April to December 2020, data from all HAIs in patients with severe pneumonia due to SARS-CoV-2 infection with mechanical ventilation at ICU were obtained. The type of infection, microorganisms and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns were determined. Results. A total of 61 episodes of HAIs were obtained, the most common was ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) in 52.4% (n=32) followed by urinary tract infection (UTI) 34.4%(n=21) and bloodstream infection (BSI) 9.84% (n=6). Only two episodes corresponded to C. difficile associated diarrhea. We identified 82 different microorganisms, the most frequent cause of VAP was P. aeruginosa 22% (10/45) followed by K. pneumoniae 20% (9/45);for UTI, E. coli 28.5% (6/21), and S. marcescens 19% (4/21);for BSI the most frequent microorganism was S. aureus 28.5 (2/7). Regarding the antimicrobial susceptibility patters the most common were Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) Gram-negative rods followed by Methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus. Conclusion. In patients with severe COVID-19 hospitalized in the ICU the most frequent HAIs were VAP and UTI caused by P. aeruginosa and E. coli respectively. ESBL enterobacteriaceae was the most common resistant pattern identifed in the bacterial isolations in our series.

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Revista de Patologia Respiratoria ; 23(3):114-116, 2020.
Article in Spanish | EMBASE | ID: covidwho-1222435

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SDRA secondary due to SARS-Cov 2 infection is one of the causes of tracheal intubation. In patients with acute respiratory failure. In ICU patientes with difficcult weaning of mechanical ventilation tracheostomy is one of the therapeutic approach. Percutaneous tracheostomy have so many advantages instead of surgical tracheostomy wiht less complications rate, cheaper and quicker. One of the complications of this technique is the risk of tracheal rupture. We present a case of tracheal rupture in a patient with severe SARS- Cov-2 pneumonia secondary a percutaneous tracheostomy solved with conservative management and a literatura review.

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