Figure 3.

Pathogens modelled in a nosocomial setting (1993–2011). Number of studies identified on nosocomial infection transmission according to pathogen type. MRSA= Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; ARB = Antimicrobial resistant bacteria; VRE = Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus; HCAI = Healthcare associated infections; ILI = Influenza-like illness; SARS = Severe acute respiratory syndrome; TB= Tuberculosis; R-GNR= Third generation cephalosporin-resistant Gram-negative rods; HIV = Human immunodeficiency virus; ESBL = Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases; CRE = cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

van Kleef et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:294   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-294
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