Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 7th, 2000
W.R. Jarvis and colleagues studied a 20-bed surgical intensive care unit (SICU) in a 1,000-bed inner-city public hospital, comparing 28 patients with primary bloodstream infections (BSIs) to 99 random controls ("The influence of the composition of the nursing staff on primary bloodstream infection rates in a surgical intensive care unit," Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, January 2000;21(1):12-17).
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