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CDC/NHSN Criteria for Laboratory-Confirmed Bloodstream Infection (LCBI)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) have developed surveillance definitions for health care-associated infection (HCAI) and specific types of infections in health care settings. The diagnosis of laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection (LCBI) requires that certain criteria be met.

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