Healthcare-associated Infections – HAI

Results of a multistate, acute care hospital antimicrobial-drug use prevalence survey are now available: Prevalence of Antimicrobial Use in US Acute Care Hospitals, May-September 2011External Web Site Icon. The purpose of this survey was to determine the prevalence of inpatient antimicrobial-drug use, the most common antimicrobial drug types, and the reasons for their use. The Digital News ReleaseExternal Web Site Icon contains video links and resources on this publication. Additional information about the Emerging Infections Program Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antibiotic Use Prevalence Survey can be found