International Journal of Infection

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Hospital-Acquired Infections in Elderly Versus Younger Patients in an Acute Care Hospital

Perla Sarai Solis-Hernandez 1 , Melissa Vidales-Reyes 1 , Elvira Garza-Gonzalez 2 , Guillermo Guajardo-Alvarez 3 , Susana Chavez-Moreno 4 and Adrian Camacho-Ortiz 1 , *
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1 Hospital Epidemiology, Hospital Universitario Dr Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez, Monterrey, Mexico
2 Gastroenterology Service, Hospital Universitario Dr Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez, Monterrey, Mexico
3 Geriatric Service, Hospital Universitario Dr Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez, Monterrey, Mexico
4 School of Medicine, University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: January 01, 2016, 3 (1); e32620
  • Published Online: November 15, 2015
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: August 26, 2015
  • Accepted: September 2, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-32620

To Cite: Solis-Hernandez P S, Vidales-Reyes M, Garza-Gonzalez E, Guajardo-Alvarez G, Chavez-Moreno S, et al. Hospital-Acquired Infections in Elderly Versus Younger Patients in an Acute Care Hospital, Int J Infect. 2016 ; 3(1):e32620. doi: 10.17795/iji-32620.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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