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Research Article

Automated Detection of Healthcare Associated Infections: External Validation and Updating of a Model for Surveillance of Drain-Related Meningitis

  • Maaike S. M. van Mourik mail,

    M.s.m.vanmourik-2@umcutrecht.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Karel G. M. Moons,

    Affiliation: Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Wouter W. van Solinge,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Jan-Willem Berkelbach-van der Sprenkel,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Luca Regli,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Annet Troelstra,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Marc J. M. Bonten

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051509

About the Authors

Maaike S. M. van Mourik, Annet Troelstra, Marc J. M. Bonten
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Karel G. M. Moons, Marc J. M. Bonten
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Wouter W. van Solinge
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Jan-Willem Berkelbach-van der Sprenkel, Luca Regli
Department of Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: M.s.m.vanmourik-2@umcutrecht.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MvM KM MB. Analyzed the data: MvM KM. Wrote the paper: MvM KM AT WvS JWB LR MB. Coordinated the clinical data warehouse: WvS.