Incidence and epidemiology of nosocomial infections in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

Abstract

In a prospective study, we investigated the incidence, characteristics, and risk factors of nosocomial infections (NIs) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease. There was a total of 528 admissions of 405 eligible patients; 46 NIs (8.7% per discharge) were identified in 39 patients. The proportional frequencies of NIs were as follows: 16 skin… (More)

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