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Table 1 Incidence of nosocomial infections at the hospital departments

From: Incidence, pathogens and resistance patterns of nosocomial infections at a rural hospital in Gabon

Department No. nosocomial infections/no. patients Cumulative incidence [%, 95% CI] Incidence density Surgical-site infection Urinary-tract infection Bloodstream infection
    [per 1000 in-patient days, 95% CI] Incidence [%, 95% CI] Incidence density [per 1000 in-patient days, 95% CI] Incidence [%, 95% CI] Incidence density [per 1000 in-patient days, 95% CI] Incidence [%, 95% CI] Incidence density [per 1000 in-patient days, 95% CI]
Surgery 31/1022 3.0% (2.0 – 4.1) 5.1 (3.3 - 6.9) 1.4 (0.7 - 2.1) 2.3 (1.1 – 3.5) 1.1 (0.5 - 1.7) 1.8 (0.8 – 2.8) 0.2 (0.0 - 0.5) 0.3 (0 – 0.7)
Aseptic1) surgery 20/689 2.9% (1.6 – 4.2) 8.6 (4.9 - 12.3) 1.9 (0.8 - 2.9) 5.6 (2.6 – 8.5) 0.7 (0.1 - 1.4) 2.1 (0.2 – 4.1) 0.1 (0–0.4) 0.4 (0 – 1.2)
Septic2) surgery 11/333 3.3% (1.4 - 5.2) 2.9 (1.2 - 4.7) 0.3 (0–0.9) 0.3 (0 – 0.8) 1.8 (0.4 - 3.2) 1.6 (0.2 – 3.0) 0.3 (0–1.9) 0.3 (0 – 0.9)
Gynaecology 12/1047 1.1% (0.5 - 1.8) 4.0 (1.8 - 6.1) 0.6 (0.1 - 1.0) 2.0 (0.4 – 3.6) 0.1 (0.0 - 0.3) 0.3 (0 – 0.9) 0.5 (0.1 - 0.9) 1.7 (0.3 – 3.0)
Internal medicine 3/856 0.4% (0.0 - 0.7) 0.8 (0–1.8) 0 (-) 0 (-) 0 (-) 0 (-) 0.2 (0.0 - 0.5) 0.5 (0 – 1.3)
All departments 46/2925 1.6% (1.1 - 2.0) 3.6 (2.6 - 4.6) 0.7 (0.4 - 1.0) 1.6 (1.0 – 2.1) 0.4 (0.2 - 0.6) 0.9 (0.4 – 1.5) 0.3 (0.1 - 0.5) 0.7 (0.3 – 1.1)
  1. 1)Clean and clean-contaminated surgery.
  2. 2)Contaminated and dirty-infected surgery.