Predictors and outcomes of healthcare-associated infections in COVID-19 patients

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) after viral illnesses are important sources of morbidity and mortality. This has not been extensively studied in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. This study included all COVID-19-positive adult patients (18 years) hospitalized between 01 March and 05 August 2020 at the current institution. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition of HAI in the acute care setting was used. The outcomes that were studied were rates and types of infections and in-hospital mortality. Several multivariable logistic regression models were constructed to examine characteristics associated with development of HAI.

Predictors and outcomes of healthcare-associated infections in COVID-19 patients
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