A point-prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infection in fifty-two Chinese hospitals.

BACKGROUND Healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) represents a major problem for patient safety worldwide. AIM To demonstrate the prevalence, causative agents, and risk factors for HCAI in Chinese hospitals. METHODS A one-day point-prevalence survey was conducted in 52 Chinese hospitals between October 2014 and March 2015. A web-based software system… (More)