Infections, Hospital

Known as: Infection, Hospital, Hospital-Onset Infection, Nosocomial Infection 
An infection acquired in a hospital or other healthcare setting.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen affecting immunocompromised patients. It is known as the leading cause of… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Acinetobacter is a complex genus, and historically, there has been confusion about the existence of multiple species. The species… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND Estimating the burden of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) compared to other communicable diseases is an ongoing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
What follows are the NHSN criteria for all healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). These criteria include those for the “Big… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Nosocomial bloodstream infections (BSIs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between inadequate antimicrobial treatment of infections (both community-acquired… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
s of the IDSA 36th Annual Meeting 1998;91(88). 84. Gil-Egea MJ, Pi-Sunyer MT, Verdaguer A, Sanz F, Sitges-Serra A, Eleizegui LT… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of nosocomial infections in medical intensive care units (ICUs) in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Nosocomial bloodstream infections are important causes of morbidity and mortality. In this study, concurrent surveillance for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
In a representative sample of US general hospitals, the authors found that the establishment of intensive infection surveillance… (More)
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