community-acquired infection

community-acquired infection

an infection contracted outside of a health care setting or an infection present on admission. Community-acquired infections are often distinguished from nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, diseases by the types of organisms that affect patients who are recovering from a disease or injury. Community-acquired respiratory infections commonly involve strains of Haemophilus influenzae or Streptococcus pneumoniae and are usually more antibiotic sensitive.
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baumannii will become a common community-acquired infection arising in previously healthy patients (JAMA Dermatol.
Assistant director of operations Kath McGrath said: "Two wards at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital have been temporarily closed as a result of the community-acquired infection norovirus.
Although the model does not necessarily reflect all parameters relevant to community-acquired infection, it does provide for a carefully controlled, systematic, and efficient method in which a number of variables can be controlled or even eliminated, with the subjects continuously monitored in a sequestered environment that minimizes safety risks.
aureus is an important pathogen associated with nosocomial and community-acquired infection.
Severe community-acquired infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Saudi Arabian children.
The researchers focused on those who developed pneumonia and/or sepsis, and excluded those who transferred from another facility, as well as those with immune suppression, cancer, or a community-acquired infection.
As the rates of both facility-and community-acquired infection incidence rise, active and accurate reporting of infection is failing to keep pace.
aureus from the wounds of 320 patients with community-acquired infection and tested the samples for methicillin resistance, finding a prevalence of 59%.
Out of 161 admitted patients, 33 had a community-acquired infection and 35 acquired an infection during their hospital stay, 10 while in a ward before admission to the intensive care unit and 25 while in an intensive care unit, giving an infection rate of 42% of all admissions (68 patients).
Community-acquired infection from the 'hospital-adapted' form of Acinetobacter is very rare and most strains are sensitive to antibiotics.
Multivariable analysis was performed by using a logistic regression with a stepwise approach to compare cases of hospital-acquired infection with cases of community-acquired infection and survivors with nonsurvivors in PICUs.
Washington, Feb 18 ( ANI ): A new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium has begun causing community-acquired infection in young, healthy individuals in the U.

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