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Community-Acquired Infections

"Community-Acquired Infections" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Community-Acquired Infections" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Community-Acquired Infections" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 225 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.