Number of deaths caused by Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI or HAI) per year in USA as of 2005

Value 90000 deaths/year
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Dartnell LR, Roberts TA, Moore G, Ward JM, Muller JP. Fluorescence characterization of clinically-important bacteria. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 308(9):e75270. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075270. eCollection 2013. p.1 left column top paragraphPubMed ID24098687
Primary Source [1] Stone PW, Braccia D, Larson E (2005) Systematic review of economic analyses of health care-associated infections. Am J Infect Control 33: 501-509. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2005.04.246.PubMed ID16260325
Comments P.1 left column top paragraph: "In the United States, there are an estimated 2 million cases of HAI every year, of which around a quarter occur in intensive care units and are estimated to cause 90,000 deaths a year [primary source]."
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