A nosocomial infection (nos-oh-koh-mi-al), also known as a hospital-acquired infection or HAI, is an infection whose development is favoured by a hospital environment, such as one acquired by a patient during a hospital visit or one developing among hospital staff. Such infections include fungal and bacterial infections and are aggravated by the r
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an infection acquired in a hospital
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<microbiology> Hospital acquired infection: commonest are due to Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. Coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Serratia marcescens and Proteus mirabilis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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an infection acquired during hospitalization.
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An infection that is acquired as a result of hospitalization or treatment received in a hospital that was not present or incubating prior to being exposed to the hospital environment. Newborn babies can acquire the infection in the nursery or from the nursery workers if strict sanitation measures are not in place. Common infections usually affect..
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An infection acquired in the hospital environment.
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