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Table 3 Comparison of distribution of nosocomial infections before and after the emergence of COVID-19

From: Changes in prevalence of nosocomial infection pre- and post-COVID-19 pandemic from a tertiary Hospital in China

Type of infection Pre-COVID-19 (n = 39,914) Post-COVID-19 (n = 34,645) P
Respiratory tract not VAP 0.990%(397/39914) 0.420%(145/34645) 0.000
VAP 0.017%(7/39914) 0.037%(13/34645) 0.097
Gastrointestinal 0.630%(253/39914) 0.140%(48/34645) 0.000
Unknown origin 0.360%(143/39914) 0.260%(91/34645) 0.020
BSI not CLABSI 0.220%(86/39914) 0.260%(91/34645) 0.231
CLABSI 0.020%(8/39914) 0.023%(8/34645) 0.777
Oral 0.180%(73/39914) 0.090%(32/34645) 0.001
UTI 0.070%(28/39914) 0.090%(30/34645) 0.422
CAUTIs 0.015%(6/39914) 0.032%(11/34645) 0.132
Surgical site 0.070%(26/39914) 0.070%(25/34645) 0.715
  1. VAP ventilator-associated pneumonia; unknown origin refers to infection with unknown pathogen and infection site, CLABSIs central line-associated bloodstream infections, CAUTIs catheter-associated urinary tract infections, UTI urinary tract infection