Influence of carbapenem resistance on mortality and the dynamics of mortality in Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infection.


OBJECTIVE We aimed to study the influence of carbapenem resistance on attributable mortality in a cohort of patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia. METHODS Data on 121 episodes of P. aeruginosa bacteremia occurring between January and December 2005 were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Thirty-three episodes were caused by carbapenem-resistant… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.11.019

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