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Prospective surveillance of healthcare associated infections in a Cambodian pediatric hospital

Abstract:
Background: Healthcare associated infections (HAI) are the most common preventable adverse events following admission to healthcare facilities. Data from low-income countries are scarce. We sought to prospectively define HAI incidence at Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC), a Cambodian pediatric referral hospital. Methods: Prospective HAI surveillance was introduced for medical admissions to AHC. Cases were identified on daily ward rounds and confirmed using ... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13756-017-0172-5

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control Journal website
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1
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Article: 16
Publication date:
2017-01-23
Acceptance date:
2017-01-10
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ISSN:
2047-2994
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pubs:673213
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uri:5ecb68df-3069-4ec0-86ff-9b72f51f1f1a
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uuid:5ecb68df-3069-4ec0-86ff-9b72f51f1f1a
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pubs:673213

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