What is a nosocomial infection?

Options :
  1. Infections acquired during hospital stay
  2. Infections acquired during pregnancy
  3. Infections acquired during prenatal life
  4. Infections acquired during nature visits

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


A hospital-acquired infection, also known as a HAI or in medical literature as a nosocomial infection, is an infection whose development is favoured by a hospital environment, such as one acquired by a patient during a hospital visit or one developing among hospital staff. Such infections include fungal and bacterial infections and are aggravated by the reduced resistance of individual patients.

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