[Impact of primary and intravascular catheter-related bacteremia due to coagulase-negative staphylococci in critically ill patients].

@article{Olaechea2011ImpactOP,
  title={[Impact of primary and intravascular catheter-related bacteremia due to coagulase-negative staphylococci in critically ill patients].},
  author={Pedro Mar{\'i}a Olaechea and Francisco {\'A}lvarez-Lerma and Manuel Palomar and Josu Insausti and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s L{\'o}pez-Pueyo and Antonio Mart{\'i}nez-Pell{\'u}s and Marie Canton},
  journal={Medicina intensiva},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={217-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the impact of coagulase-negative staphylococcal (CNS) primary and intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection (PBSI/CRBSI) on mortality and morbidity in critically-ill patients. DESIGN We performed a double analysis using data from the ENVIN-HELICS registry data (years 1997 to 2008): 1) We studied the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with CNS-induced PBSI/CRBSI and compared them with those of patients with PBSI/CRBSI caused by other pathogens; and… CONTINUE READING
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