Hospital Infection Prevention Program

  • Pallab Ray
  • Lipika Singhal


Health care saves lives and has brought unprecedented benefits to generations of patients and their families. However, it also carries risks. Healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) is sometimes the unfortunate consequence of modern medicine: new diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, new treatments for advanced malignancy, organ transplantation, and intensive care are associated with an increased risk of infection [1, 2].


Infection Control Nosocomial Infection Epidemic Curve Central Venous Access Device Infection Control Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyPGIMERChandigarhIndia

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