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Prevalence of Nosocomial Infections in High-Risk Units in the University Clinical Center of Kosova

  • L. Raka (a1) (a2), D. Zoutman (a3), G. Mulliqi (a1) (a2), S. Krasniqi (a1) (a2), I. Dedushaj (a1) (a2), N. Raka (a4), S. Ahmeti (a2) (a4), M. Shala (a2) (a4), A. Vishaj (a4) and Y. Elezi (a2) (a4)...


A point-prevalence study was performed to determine the prevalence of nosocomial infections in University Clinical Center of Kosova. Of 167 surveyed patients, 27 had a total of 29 nosocomial infections, with an overall prevalence rate of 17.4%. Nosocomial bloodstream infections were most prevalent (62%). The prevalence was highest among neonates in intensive-care units (77.8%).


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“Emin Duraku” No = 166, 71000 Kacanik, Kosova, United Nations Mission in Kosova (


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