African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5137

Full Length Research Paper

Microbiological study of ventilator associated pneumonia with antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of the isolated strains and its relation to nasal colonization in neonatal intensive care unit

Rasha Alm El-Din*
  • Rasha Alm El-Din*
  • Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt.
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Heba El-Mahdi
  • Heba El-Mahdi
  • Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt.
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Shimaa El-Refae
  • Shimaa El-Refae
  • Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt.
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Mohamed EL-Sanosy
  • Mohamed EL-Sanosy
  • Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 07 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 03 May 2017
  •  Published: 28 May 2017

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