COMMUNITY ACQUIRED INFECTIONS
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Definitions of COMMUNITY ACQUIRED INFECTIONS
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Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
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