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Table 2.7: Central line-associated bloodstream infections in infants weighing < 1,000 grams at birth, in intensive care, 1998-2002

Population group Infections per 1,000 days use
Total 1998 12.2
Total 1999 11.6
Total 2000 11.3
Total 2001 10.9
Total 2002 10.7

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System.


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