The organization of hospital infection control in Turkey

Leblebicioglu H., ÜNAL S.

Journal of Hospital Infection, vol.51, no.1, pp.1-6, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/jhin.2002.1195
  • Journal Name: Journal of Hospital Infection
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


This article describes the current organization of infection control in Turkey in regard to regulations, functions and responsibilities of infection control committees and the national NosoLINE project. Also, incidence and prevalence of hospital infections and antimicrobial resistance in Turkey are reported. © 2002 The Hospital Infection Society.