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

Prevention is Primary

Preventing Infections in Non-Hospital Settings: Long-Term Care

Lindsay E. NicolleComments to Author 
Author affiliation: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

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Table 1

Common endemic infections in long-term care facilities (1)

Site of infection Frequency/1,000 patient-days
Urinary tract 0.46 - 4.4
Respiratory tract 0.1 - 2.4
Skin, soft tissue <0.1 - 2.1
Gastrointestinal tract 0 - 0.9

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