Increased Mortality Rates Associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Influenza Co-infection, Maryland and Iowa, USA1

@inproceedings{McDanel2016IncreasedMR,
  title={Increased Mortality Rates Associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Influenza Co-infection, Maryland and Iowa, USA1},
  author={Jennifer S. McDanel and Eli N. Perencevich and Jeremy C Storm and Daniel J. Diekema and Loreen A. Herwaldt and Jennifer K Johnson and Patricia L. Winokur and Marin L. Schweizer},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
We retrospectively analyzed data for 195 respiratory infection patients who had positive Staphyloccocus aureus cultures and who were hospitalized in 2 hospitals in Iowa and Maryland, USA, during 2003-2009. Odds for death for patients who also had influenza-positive test results were >4 times higher than for those who had negative influenza test results. 
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