Chapter 7. Infection Control and Surveillance

  1. Zsolt Filetoth MD, MSc1,2

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699201.ch7

Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control

Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control

How to Cite

Filetoth, Z. (2002) Infection Control and Surveillance, in Hospital-Acquired Infection: Causes and Control, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadephia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699201.ch7

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



  • hospital epidemiology;
  • infection control;
  • hospital epidemiology;
  • health care;
  • microbiology


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Hospital epidemiology and clinical Microbiology-Basic principles

  • The aims of infection control in hospitals

  • Organization of infection control

  • Personnel requirements for infection control in hospitals

  • Documents on infection control

  • Measures of Hospital-Acquired infection

  • Comparison of data on HAI

  • Data management of Hospital-Acquired infection

  • Summary