Nosocomial and community acquired infections in Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.

@article{Newman2009NosocomialAC,
  title={Nosocomial and community acquired infections in Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.},
  author={Mercy Jemima Newman},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={300-3}
}
BACKGROUND Nosocomial or hospital acquired infection has been recognized as a serious public health problem in the last twenty years. In most hospitals in Africa-South of the Sahara, although the types of community acquired infections are known, neither the magnitude, nor the common types of nosocomial infections has been documented. OBJECTIVE This study was carried out to find the prevalence of hospital and community acquired infections in hospitals, and to estimate the overall prevalence of… CONTINUE READING

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