Sesab warns of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals in Salvador | Bahia

The State Department of Health (Sesab) reports the disease, preventing the use of antibiotics, assessed in January and March this year, in our hospitals. in Salvador.

However, the names of the health centers are not announced, or the hospitals are part of the public or private network of the Bahian capital. The risk of infection is limited to patients in the home or staff working in clinics. In general, the population is not affected.

As usual, Enterococus faecium is present in the human gut and treated with antibiotics. The problem is when the reaction occurs.

“There is an antibiotic called Vancomycin. [O alerta] It is important for hospitals to be alert to the emergence of new infections. The good news that this means that this is the case is that the hospital may be exposed to Enterococci that are resistant to Vancomycin “, explains the infectious disease doctor Antônio Bandeira.

The biggest concern, according to experts, is with patients hospitalized and with immune problems.

“The patient’s pain increases, the length of stay increases several times because of it [a bactéria] can cause intestinal, urinary, blood diseases, heart disease “, contagious doctor Clarissa Cerqueira.

Sesab announces report on antibiotics found in hospital in Salvador – Photo: Bahia

In addition to the warning, the State Department of Infectious Diseases of the archives has submitted a roadmap along with measures to prevent the spread of the disease. It recommends control measures such as hygiene, cleaning and disinfection of the environment with products based on hypochlorite and 70% alcohol, in addition to keeping patients in separate rooms and specialized groups pregnant in these patients.

In addition, according to the report, all suspected or obvious cases should be reported to the State Department of Disease Control. The data also suggest that Covid-19 proliferation could create an environment conducive to the use of anti-inflammatory drugs that favor the emergence of super-immune agents.

“We have the idea that antibiotics, but the use of large antibiotics, it changes all my plants in the hospital and the flowers in the hospital are selected by the disease. resistant “, explains the heavyweight doctor, José Mario Teles.

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