• Vol. 28 No. 4, 613–614
  • 15 July 1999

Palm Printing on Agar Plates of Hands of Health Care Workers from the Intensive Care Units of the National University Hospital of Singapore


Nosocomial infections are one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals resulting in increasing health care costs. The intensive care unit (ICU) is ideal for the acquisition of nosocomial pathogens.

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