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Table 3 Incidence densities of device-associated infections per birth weight category in surveilled neonates

From: Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in a neonatal intensive care unit in Italy during 2006–2010

Device-associated infection ≤750 g 751-1000 g 1001-1500 g 1501-2500 g >2500 g
Umbilical catheter associated bloodstream infection (pooled mean)* 6.127 0.331 1.231 0.892 1.695
Central catheter associated bloodstream infection (pooled mean)* 11.636 8.644 4.731 4.544 6.981
VAP (pooled mean)* 9.93 6.896 1.346 1.577 5.595
  1. *Data refer to cases per 1000 specific device-days.