Bacteremia in adult patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the northeast of Thailand.

@article{Mootsikapun2007BacteremiaIA,
  title={Bacteremia in adult patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the northeast of Thailand.},
  author={Piroon Mootsikapun},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={226-31}
}
BACKGROUND Bacteremia is a frequent complication found in HIV-infected patients and is usually associated with a poor prognosis. This study was undertaken to describe the bacterial pathogens causing bacteremia in adult Thai HIV-infected patients, and hence to give guidance in the choice of empirical antimicrobials. METHODS Blood culture results at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen during the period January 1996 to December 2001 were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS In HIV-infected and HIV… CONTINUE READING
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