Diabetes and outcome of community-acquired pneumococcal bacteremia: a 10-year population-based cohort study.

@article{Thomsen2004DiabetesAO,
  title={Diabetes and outcome of community-acquired pneumococcal bacteremia: a 10-year population-based cohort study.},
  author={Reimar Wernich Thomsen and Heidi Holmager Hundborg and H. H. Lervang and S\oren Paaske Johnsen and Henrik Toft S\orensen and Henrik C. Sch\onheyder},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={70-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with diabetes may carry a higher case fatality of invasive pneumococcal infection compared with nondiabetic patients due to decreased immunity, risk of metabolic derangement, or angiopathy. We conducted a population-based cohort study to assess the impact of diabetes on mortality within 90 days in patients with pneumococcal bacteremia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS All patients with community-acquired pneumococcal bacteremia in North Jutland County, Denmark, from January 1992… CONTINUE READING

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