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Volume 10, Number 1—January 2004

Research

Nosocomial Bloodstream Infection and Clinical Sepsis

Stéphane Hugonnet*, Hugo Sax*, Philippe Eggimann*, Jean-Claude Chevrolet*, and Didier Pittet*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

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Table 1

Primary bloodstream infection ratesa

N Incidence rate/1,000 patient days (CI 95%) N Incidence rate/1,000 central-line days (CI 95%)
All primary bloodstream infections 113 14.4 (11.8 to 17.1) 109 19.8 (16.1 to 23.6)
Microbiologically documented 33 4.2 (2.8 to 5.6) 32 5.8 (3.8 to 7.8)
Clinical sepsis 80 10.2 (8.0 to 12.4) 77 14.0 (10.9 to 17.1)

aCI; confidence interval.

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