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Table 4 Description of nosocomial infection in the services

From: Surveillance of nosocomial infections in the Yaounde University Teaching Hospital, Cameroon

  Number of patients included Number of cases Incidence rate (TI)NI/1000 days Cumulative incidence (IC) Time of onset (days)a Specific mortality rate (%)
ICU 51 29 23.31 56.86 11 57.1
Surgery 131 14 7.84 10.68 17 14.3
Gynecology 71 6 11.39 1.14 9 0.0
Neonatology 54 9 17.44 1.74 6 0.0
Total 307 59 14.49 19.21 11 28.0
  1. aDays post admission to the onset of nosocomial infection