Abstract:Introduction: Antimicrobial resistance has worsened since the onset of COVID-19. Methods: This study involved patients admitted to the adult intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary hospital. Pre-and post-COVID-19 data were analyzed. The healthcare-related infections (HCRIs) reported between January 2018 and January 2020 and during the pandemic between February and July 2020 were compared. Results: Antimicrobial resistance increased during the pandemic, especially for Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates, with a rate… Show more
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