HCAI

What does HCAI stand for?

Health care associated infection

An acronym that represents infections caused by a health care intervention; commonly a urinary tract infection in high income countries; similar to the SSI acronym, which is associated with surgeries; often affects newborns who are at a higher risk than others.

Example

"My poor baby contracted an HCAI at the hospital, so he'll be there a couple more days."

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Last Updated: March 11, 2015

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