Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado da Bahia (PP-SUS 0024/2014)
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa em Resistência Antimicrobiana (CNPq 465718/2014-0)
Received: 23 January 2019
Accepted: 5 July 2019
First Online: 11 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics clearance was obtained from the Research Ethics Committee of the Nursing School of Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) (655.681), and the Medical Board and Ethics Committee of the São Rafael Hospital (2.415.920). The Medical Board and Ethics Committee of the São Rafael Hospital provided ethical clearance for conducting this study and waivered the requirement to obtain informed consent from the patients whose medical records were analyzed in this study, as its involved an internal, retrospective review of patient charts without any acquisition of identifying patient information. Permission was obtained from the Medical Board and Ethics Committee of the São Rafael Hospital to review patient charts. Data were accessible only to authorized members of the core study team.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. JNR is an Editorial Board Member in BMC Infectious Diseases.