NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS AND THE CHALLENGES OF CONTROL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

@inproceedings{Samuel2010NOSOCOMIALIA,
  title={NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS AND THE CHALLENGES OF CONTROL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES},
  author={Sheryl Samuel and Oluwatosin O. Kayode},
  year={2010}
}
Nosocomial infection is a recognized public health problem world-wide with a prevalence rate of 3.0-20.7% and an incidence rate of 5-10%. It has become increasingly obvious that infections acquired in the hospital lead to increased morbidity and mortality which has added noticeably to economic burden. However, after about three decades of nosocomial infection surveillance and control world-wide, it still remains an important problem for hospitals today. Studies have shown that most hospitals in… CONTINUE READING
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