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CDC/NHSN Criteria for Spinal Abscess Without Meningitis (SA)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology

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. A spinal abscess without meningitis can be diagnosed using these criteria.

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