Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 10th, 2000
McDonald et al. analyzed "infections reported by hospitals in the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System that performed adult and pediatric intensive care surveillance from 1987 through 1996" (Seasonal Variation of Acinetobacter Infections: 1987-1996," Clin Infect Dis 1999;29(5):1133-1137).
The yearly median was 7.2 infections (range, 5.0-10.5) per 10,000 patient-days and a downward trend in the rate of...
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