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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Introduction

The Impact of Hospital-Acquired Bloodstream Infections

Richard P. WenzelComments to Author  and Michael B. Edmond
Author affiliations: Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA

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Figure 2

Estimated number of deaths caused by nosocomial infections in the United States each year. Attributable mortality rates are 10% to 30% on the X axis, and the three curves assume overall nosocomial infection rates of 2½%, 5%, or 10%.

Figure 2. Estimated number of deaths caused by nosocomial infections in the United States each year. Attributable mortality rates are 10% to 30% on the X axis, and the three curves assume overall nosocomial infection rates of 2½%, 5%, or 10%.

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