Nosocomial Infection as a Threat in Veterinary Medical PracticeAsif Iqbal, Arvind Tripathi, Manzoor Ahmad, Irfan Mir,Shahana Tramboo, Mohsin Gazi, Najimaana Wani, Abid Ali.
Infections that occur during hospital stay, and were not present at the time of hospitalization, but become clinically apparent during hospitalization or after discharge from Hospital. As a general rule new infection occurring after 48 hrs of hospitalization can be considered as nosocomial infection, mostly nosocomial infection caused by Bacteria but Virus, Clamydia, Fungi, Protozoa can also cause this. Mostly nosocomial infections occur in Teaching hospitals.
Nosocomial infection, Causes, Prevention