Long-term survival following bacteremia or fungemia.

  title={Long-term survival following bacteremia or fungemia.},
  author={Leonard Leibovici and Zmira Samra and Hana Konigsberger and Moshe Drucker and Shai Ashkenazi and Silvio Daniel Pitlik},
  volume={274 10},
OBJECTIVE To delineate long-term survival after an episode of bacteremia or fungemia and risk factors for mortality. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING A 900-bed university hospital in Israel. PATIENTS Study group comprising 1991 patients 18 years of age or older in whom bacteremia or fungemia were detected between March 1988 and October 1992, and a control group comprising 1991 inpatients without any infectious diseases, matched for age, sex, department, date of admission, and underlying… CONTINUE READING


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