Line-Associated Bloodstream

1. Discuss Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABI) “or” Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) outbreak in long-term acute care hospital settings. Address the following in your report:

a) Characterize the epidemiology and microbiology 

b) Describe the agent, and identify the host and the environment that is favorable for the infection.

c) Discuss how the infections spread and the types of prevention and control measures

d) Identify a population and develop a hypothesis about possible causes in a testable format with standard statistical notation (the null and the alternative)

e) Explain how you would choose controls to test this hypothesis?