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Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015

Health Care–Associated Infection Outbreak Investigations in Outpatient Settings, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2000−2012

Kelsey OYongComments to Author , Laura Coelho, Elizabeth Bancroft, and Dawn Terashita
Author affiliations: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (K. OYong, D. Terashita); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (L. Coelho); Independent Consultant, Los Angeles (E. Bancroft)

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Table 2

Distribution of selected health care–associated infection outbreaks in outpatient settings, by hospital affiliation and setting type, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2000–2012

Setting No. outbreak investigations (%) No. cases (%)
Licensed by state
Yes 13 (46.4) 111 (66.1)
No 15 (53.6) 57 (33.9)
Hospital affiliation
Yes 8 (28.6) 42 (25.0)
No 20 (71.4) 126 (75.0)
Office/clinic 11 (39.3) 53 (31.5)
Ambulatory surgery center 6 (21.4) 26 (15.5)
Dialysis center 6 (21.4) 70 (41.7)
Contracted home health agency 5 (17.9) 19 (11.3)

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