Types of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) pose a significant threat to both patients and also healthcare providers across the entire healthcare continuum of care.
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 that result in patient infection.