Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Infective Endocarditis Associated with Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Bergin2017BacteremiaSA,
  title={Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Infective Endocarditis Associated with Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Stephen P Bergin and Thomas Lawrence Holland and Vance G. Fowler and Steven Y C Tong},
  journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology},
  year={2017},
  volume={409},
  pages={263-296}
}
Bacteremia and infective endocarditis (IE) are important causes of morbidity and mortality associated with Staphylococcus aureus infections. Increasing exposure to healthcare, invasive procedures, and prosthetic implants has been associated with a rising incidence of S. aureus bacteremia (SAB) and IE since the late twentieth century. S. aureus is now the most common cause of bacteremia and IE in industrialized nations worldwide and is associated with excess mortality when compared to other… CONTINUE READING