Chapter 6. Common Hospital-Acquired Infections in Developed Countries

  1. Zsolt Filetoth MD, MSc1,2

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699201.ch6

Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control

Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control

How to Cite

Filetoth, Z. (2002) Common Hospital-Acquired Infections in Developed Countries, in Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadephia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699201.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Head of Clinical Epidemiology Unit of the National Institute of Traumatology, Budapest, Hungary

  2. 2

    Consultant in Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861563446

Online ISBN: 9780470699201

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Keywords:

  • urinary tract infection;
  • protozoal infection;
  • hospital-acquired infection;
  • gastroenterocolitis;
  • ascending infection

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

  • Wound infections

  • Pneumonia

  • Gastrointestinal infections

  • Bloodstream infections

  • Summary