Course and outcome of bacteremia due to Staphylococcus aureus: evaluation of different clinical case definitions.

@article{Lautenschlager1993CourseAO,
  title={Course and outcome of bacteremia due to Staphylococcus aureus: evaluation of different clinical case definitions.},
  author={Stephan Lautenschlager and Christian Herzog and Werner Zimmerli},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1993},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={567-73}
}
In a retrospective survey of patients hospitalized in the University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland, the course and outcome of 281 cases of true bacteremia due to Staphylococcus aureus over a 7-year period were analyzed. The main purpose was to evaluate different case definitions. In 78% of cases the source of bacteremia was obvious; vascular access sites (27%) and wounds (10%) were the most common sources. Metastasizing foci were more common in cases of primary vs. secondary bacteremia (P… CONTINUE READING
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