Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE 4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections
State of the Art
Feeding Back Surveillance Data To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections
Robert Gaynes , Chesley Richards, Jonathan Edwards, T. Grace Emori, Teresa Horan, Juan Alonso-Echanove, Scott Fridkin, Rachel Lawton, Gloria Peavy, James Tolson, and the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System Hospitals
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Figure. Trends in bloodstream infection rates by type of intensive care unit, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance system, 1990-1999. Bloodstream infection rate is number of central line-associated primary bloodstream infections per 1,000 central line-days.
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