International Journal of Pediatrics / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Nosocomial Infections among Pediatric Patients with Neoplastic Diseases

Table 2

Types of nosocomial infections.

Types of NIsTotal Number of NIs (%) ( )Associated procedures ( )

Blood stream14 (30.5)ET (5), U (5), C (2)
Ear/nose/throat9 (19.6)NG (9)
Soft tissue6 (13.1)
Gastrointestinal tract6 (13.1)NG (2)
Urinary tract5 (10.9)U (5)
Pneumonia4 (8.7)ET (4)
Surgical site1 (2.2)
Meningitis1 (2.2)

ET: endotracheal intubation; U: urinary catheterization; NG: nasogastric tube; C: central venous catheterization.

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