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Table 1 Number of surveillance days by risk category

From: Healthcare-associated infections in pediatric cancer patients: results of a prospective surveillance study from university hospitals in Germany and Switzerland

Category Days
Total inpatient days 54,824
Stem cell transplantation (autologous)# 1,041
Stem cell transplantation (allogenic)# 751
Total CVAD days 44,094
   - Non-tunneled CVAD 1,143
   - Port-type 15,600
   - Broviac/Hickman 27,351
External CSF drainage days 187
Urinary catheter days 1,045
  1. CVAD = central venous access device; CSF = cerebrospinal fluid (ventricle)
  2. # Days with a total granulocyte count < 0.5 × 109/L