1. hospital-acquired infection; healthcare-associated infection; HCAI; nosocomial infectionMedicine, See also 市中感染
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2. Nosocomial infectionA nosocomial infection (nos-oh-koh-mi-al), also known as a hospital-acquired infection or HAI, is an infection whose development is favoured by a hospital environment, such as one acquired by a patient during a hospital visit or one developing among hospital staff. Such infections include fungal and bacterial infections and are aggravated by the reduced resistance of individual patients.
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