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Table 1 Classification and risk of bloodstream infection (BSI), 2011–2012

From: Bloodstream infections at a tertiary level paediatric hospital in South Africa

  2011 2012 2011–2012
Hospital admissions 22,685 20,978 43,663
Blood cultures processed 9108 7843 16,951
Classification of bloodstream infection (n/N(%))
 Community-acquired 151/413 (36.6) 97/280 (34.6) 248/693 (35.8)
 Hospital-acquired 214/413 (51.8) 157/280 (56.1) 371/693 (53.5)
 Healthcare-associated 48/413 (11.6) 26/280 (9.3) 74/693 (10.7)
Risk of BSI per 1000 hospital admissions
 Community-acquired 6.7 4.6 5.7
 Hospital-acquired 9.4 7.5 8.5
 Healthcare-associated 2.1 1.2 1.7