[Community-acquired bacteremia in adult patients attending the emergency service of a teaching hospital].

@article{Artico2012CommunityacquiredBI,
  title={[Community-acquired bacteremia in adult patients attending the emergency service of a teaching hospital].},
  author={Muriel J Artico and Marta Rocchi and Ana Paula Devite Cardoso Gasparotto and Valeria Oca{\~n}a Carrizo and Mercedes Navarro and Valeria Mollo and Natalia Avil{\'e}s and Vanessa Romero and Sonia Carrillo and A{\'i}da Monterisi},
  journal={Revista Argentina de microbiologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={10-5}
}
Bacteremia is an important cause of morbimortality. This study describes the episodes of community-acquired bacteremia in adult patients registered at our hospital. Between January 2005, and December 2009, 271 episodes were studied. The diagnostic yield of blood cultures was 13.5 %. A total of 52 % of patients were male and 48 % female. The mean age was 60… CONTINUE READING