Anna Chiu

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BACKGROUND We assessed the impact of infectious disease (ID) consultation on management and outcome in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB). METHODS A retrospective cohort study examined consecutive SAB patients from 6 academic and community hospitals between 2007 and 2010. Quality measures of management including echocardiography, repeat(More)
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is an important infection. Methicillin-resistant S aureus (MRSA) screening is performed on hospitalized patients for infection control purposes. OBJECTIVE To assess the usefulness of past MRSA screening for guiding empirical antibiotic therapy for SAB. METHODS A retrospective cohort study examined(More)
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