nosocomial AIDS

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nosocomial AIDS

AIDS HIV infection/AIDS caused during the course of providing some form of health care
Nosocomial AIDS, causes
Blood transfusions A unit may be in HIV 'window' period–1:500,000 risk
Contaminated products Factor VIII concentrates that were not heat-treated were administered to hemophiliacs in France, Japan, and elsewhere, causing thousands to become infected
Contaminated devices Re-use of needles in disadvantaged regions–in Russia, 2 outbreaks of HIV-1 seroconversion were reported, infecting 58 and 23 children respectively
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Hospital associated infections in a clinical setting such as surgical site infection, urinary tract infection, and pneumonia are increasing due to contaminated devices and equipment, bed linen, and patient clothing, and other reasons.
abscessus usually occur by inoculation of the bacteria following trauma of the skin with contaminated devices such as inadequately sterilized medical equipment and after mesotherapy, tattooing, acupuncture, and insulin injections (1, 2).
Students returning to campuses can bring these contaminated devices onto the network, where they infect the rest of the network.
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