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Exposure to infected/colonized roommates and prior room occupants increases the risks of healthcare-associated infections with the same organism.

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Summary of "Exposure to infected/colonized roommates and prior room occupants increases the risks of healthcare-associated infections with the same organism."

The survival of pathogenic organisms in the healthcare environment plays a major role in acquiring healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

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Name: The Journal of hospital infection
ISSN: 1532-2939
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