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Table 1 ICU-acquired infections rate per 1000 device-days by infection type in Iran hospitals-2018

From: The national rate of intensive care units-acquired infections, one-year retrospective study in Iran

Type of Infection Num Device-days Rate per 1000 device-days
Ventilator Associated Events, Pneumonia Events & Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (VAE, PNEU & LRI) 28,131 791896* 35.52
Surgical Site Infection (SSI) 3202 139216** 23$
Blood Stream Infection (BSI) 6920 734,967# 9.41
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) 10,333 1,413,823## 7.3
  1. *Ventilator-days; **Number of surgeries; $ per 1000 surgeries
  2. #Central venous catheter (Permanent & Temporally)-days; ##Urinary catheter-days