Bacteremia with Streptococcus pneumoniae: sepsis and other risk factors for 30-day mortality—a hospital-based cohort study

@article{Christensen2012BacteremiaWS,
  title={Bacteremia with Streptococcus pneumoniae: sepsis and other risk factors for 30-day mortality—a hospital-based cohort study},
  author={Jacquelyn Shea Christensen and Th\oger Gorm Jensen and Hans J\orn J Kolmos and Court Pedersen and Annmarie Lassen},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={2719-2725}
}
We conducted a hospital-based cohort study among adult patients with first-time Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia (SPB) from 2000 through 2008. Patients were identified in a population-based bacteremia database and followed up for mortality through the Danish Civil Registration System (CRS). The aim of the study was to determine the focal diagnosis of SPB, the severity of sepsis at presentation, demographics and comorbidity characteristics of the patients, and to determine the 30-day… CONTINUE READING
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