nosocomial infections
Hospital-acquired infections: commonest are due to Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Serratia marcescens, and Proteus mirabilis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Nosocomial — Originating or taking place in a hospital, acquired in a hospital, especially in reference to an infection. The term nosocomial comes from two Greek words: nosus meaning disease + komeion meaning to take care of. Hence, nosocomial should apply to …   Medical dictionary

  • nosocomial — nosocomial, iale, iaux [ nozɔkɔmjal, jo ] adj. • 1855; du lat. nosocomium, gr. nosokomeion « hôpital » ♦ Méd. Qui se rapporte à l hôpital. Infections nosocomiales, qui se répandent dans les hôpitaux. ● nosocomial, nosocomiale, nosocomiaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nosocomial infection — an infection whose development is favoured by a hospital environment. It may develop in a hospitalized patient without having been present or incubating at the time of admission, or it may be acquired in hospital but only appears after discharge …   Medical dictionary

  • nosocomial infection — hospital infection an infection whose development is favoured by a hospital environment. It may develop in a hospitalized patient without having been present or incubating at the time of admission, or it may be acquired in hospital but only… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nosocomial — /nos euh koh mee euhl/, adj. (of infections) contracted as a result of being hospitalized; hospital acquired. [1850 55; < NL nosocomi(um) hospital ( < LGk nosokomeîon, equiv. to Gk noso NOSO + kom (base with sense care, attendance, as in… …   Universalium

  • nosocomial — nos•o•co•mi•al [[t]ˌnɒs əˈkoʊ mi əl[/t]] adj. med pat (of infections) contracted in a hospital or other health care facility • Etymology: 1850–55; < NL nosocomi(um) hospital (< LGk nosokomeîon= Gk noso noso +kom (base with sense “care,… …   From formal English to slang

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