Persistent Bacteremia in the Absence of Defined Intravascular Foci: Clinical Significance and Risk Factors

@article{Chowers2003PersistentBI,
  title={Persistent Bacteremia in the Absence of Defined Intravascular Foci: Clinical Significance and Risk Factors},
  author={Michal Yael Chowers and B. S. Gottesman and Mical Paul and Miriam Weinberger and Silvio Pitlik and Leonard Leibovici},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={592-596}
}
The clinical significance of and the risk factors for persistent bacteremia were assessed in 299 episodes. Persistent bacteremia was defined as at least two positive blood cultures obtained on different calendar days during the same infectious episode. Short-term bacteremia was defined as positive blood cultures solely on the first day of the infectious… CONTINUE READING