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Volume 4, Number 3—September 1998
ICEID 1998
Populations at Risk

Nosocomial Infection Update

Robert A. Weinstein
Author affiliation: Cook County Hospital & Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Table 2

Sites of nosocomial infections (2,4)

Year Urinary tract (%) Surgical wound (%) Lower respiratory tract (%) Bloodstream
(%) Other (%)
1975 42 24 10 5 19
1990-6 34 17 13 14 21

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