Abstract
 
 

ABSTRACT

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), also called hospital-acquired infections and nosocomial infections, account for considerable morbidity and mortality all over the world. Reported prevalence rates range widely: Italy 5%, France and UK 6%, and USA 10%. Prevalence rate of HAIs in Indian hospitals has been reported to range from 18 to 35% in intensive care units (ICUs).

 
 
 


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