ISSN 0718-0918
Vol 14, N° 1, Abril 2017
 

Trabajos originales

 

INFECCIÓN POR ADENOVIRUS EN HOSPITAL DE NIÑOS ROBERTO DEL RIO 2016

Álvaro Rodríguez V., Annetta Campaña T., Daniela Bustos C., Paulina Cifuentes A., Pascale Clément, Fernanda Cofré S., Mirta Acuña A.
Departamento de Pediatría y Cirugía Infantil Norte. Hospital de Niños Roberto del Río. Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Abstract

Abstract

Respiratorio deseases are frequent in winter times. being the main cause of hospital admissions. Viral infecciones are the main etiology, and adenovirus infección clould lead to severe disease, with cross infections. We identified 54 patients admitted to the Roberto del Río Childrens hospital in 2016, with a mean age of 18,3 months old; 23 cases where nosocomial infection, and 2 were fatal. Hospital acquired adenovirus infection were associated to long hospital stay (p= <0.01), intensive care admission (p= <0.01) and ventilatory support (p= <0.01). We did not find previous illness conditions. Adenovirus hospital acquired infection is associated with longer hospital stay and dead. Adenovirus is transmitted with direct contact, aerosols and fomites, therefore basic contact precautions are important.

Keywords: Adenovirus infection. Pneumonia. Hospital acquired infection.

 

Revista Pediatría Electrónica
Zañartu 1085, Independencia, Santiago, Chile
Teléfonos:(56) 25758092 y 27354991
Correo electrónico: gmedina.uchile@gmail.com
ISSN 0718-0918