Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) pose a significant threat to both patients and also healthcare providers across the entire healthcare continuum of care. These infections can cause significant mortality and morbidity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains robust tracking mechanisms to monitor the current incidence of HAIs across multiple different types of clinical care settings. This section provides a comprehensive overview of the most common types of HAIs as well as the typical causative pathogens which result in patient infection. 

Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adult HAP & VAP Guidance

Adult HAP & VAP Guidance

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HAP Prevention

HAP Prevention

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Guidelines to Prevent CAUTI

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

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Frequently Asked Questions for Patients

Frequently Asked Questions for Patients

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CAUTI TAP Facility Assessment

CAUTI TAP Facility Assessment

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Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

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CLABSI Resources

CLABSI Resources

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CLABSI Prevention Checklist

CLABSI Prevention Checklist

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Guidelines to Prevent CLABSI

Guidelines to Prevent CLABSI

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CLABSI Tap Facility Assessment

CLABSI Tap Facility Assessment

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Selected Diseases and Microorganisms

CDI Targeted Assessment for Prevention

CDI Targeted Assessment for Prevention

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Sepsis

Sepsis Alliance

Sepsis Alliance

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CDC Sepsis Campaign

CDC Sepsis Campaign

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Other

Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP Strategy)

Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP Strategy)

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