Burden of healthcare-associated infections among hospitalized children within community hospitals participating in an infection control network.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe the frequency of pediatric healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) identified through prospective surveillance in community hospitals participating in an infection control network. Over a 6-year period, 84 HAIs were identified. Of these 51 (61%) were pediatric central-line-associated bloodstream infections, and they often occurred in children <1 year of age.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Akinboyo, IC; Young, RR; Smith, MJ; Lewis, SS; Smith, BA; Anderson, DJ

Published Date

  • March 9, 2021

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 3

PubMed ID

  • 33685533

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1559-6834

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/ice.2021.67

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States