Nosocomial Escherichia coli pacemaker pocket infection.


To the Editor: Implantable electronic pacemakers and implantable cardiac comewith the riskof infection, including pocket infection, lead infection, bacteremia, and endocarditis. The incidence of pacemaker infections ranges from 0.13% to 19.9%, with a morbidity of 27%-66%. Pacemaker pocket infections result fromcontamination of thepacemakergenerator at the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.04.327


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@article{Chengot2011NosocomialEC, title={Nosocomial Escherichia coli pacemaker pocket infection.}, author={Marilyn Chengot and Uzma Syed and Burke A. Cunha}, journal={American journal of infection control}, year={2011}, volume={39 9}, pages={795} }