Clinical significance of healthcare-associated infections in community-onset Escherichia coli bacteraemia.

@article{Cheong2007ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of healthcare-associated infections in community-onset Escherichia coli bacteraemia.},
  author={Hae Suk Cheong and Cheol In Kang and Ki Tae Kwon and Sang Tack Heo and Yu Mi Wi and Eun Seok Kim and Jin Seo Lee and Kwan Soo Ko and Doo Ryeon Chung and Nam Yong Lee and Jae Hoon Song and Kyong Ran Peck},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={1355-60}
}
BACKGROUND The increasing antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli infection is of great concern, even for community-onset infections. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients with E. coli bacteraemia who visited the emergency department of the Samsung Medical Center from February 2002 to December 2005 to identify the risk factors for mortality and association between healthcare-associated (HCA) infection and mortality. We classified community-onset E. coli… CONTINUE READING