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Incidence Statistics for Types of Opportunistic infections

The information below shows a list of types of Opportunistic infections, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Opportunistic infections. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Opportunistic infections


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

nosocomial infections approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA 2,000,000 estimated 2 million cases annually or about 10% of American hospital patients (CDC/NNIS 1992)
secondary infections N/A N/A No information
PCP N/A N/A No information
thrush N/A N/A No information

Types of Opportunistic infections

For more information about types of Opportunistic infections, refer to our section on types of Opportunistic infections.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Opportunistic infections usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Opportunistic infections. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Opportunistic infections at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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