O085: A network-based approach using intra-hospital patient transfers to identify high-risk wards during nosocomial outbreaks

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Introduction Initial detection of a nosocomial outbreak can sometimes occur only after a considerable time has passed since the appearance of the index case(s). During this high-risk period from emergence to detection, within-hospital patient movements can disseminate the nosocomial pathogen to different admission wards. Following outbreak detection, a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-O85

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