Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections
The Impact of Hospital-Acquired Bloodstream Infections
|No. of deaths||Crude death rate|
|Cause of death||(thousands)||(per 100,000)||% of all deaths|
|Pneumonia and influenza||88.4||33.0||3.8|
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