oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Nosocomial bloodstream infection

Volume 20, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



Bloodstream infection (BSI) is a serious problem in many hospitalised patients and is referred to as being primary where there is no obvious source, or secondary, arising as a complication of infection elsewhere (such as pneumonia, urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, intra-abdominal, device-related, etc). Several of these entities are dealt with in greater detail in the context of this document.

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