Predictors of bacteraemia and mortality in patients with acute liver failure

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To determine what physiological and biochemical factors predict development of bacteraemia and mortality in patients with acute liver failure (ALF). Retrospective analysis of 206 ALF patients admitted to a specialist liver intensive therapy unit (LITU) from January 2003 to July 2005 (data collected prospectively). A total of 206 patients were defined with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-009-1472-x

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@article{Karvellas2009PredictorsOB, title={Predictors of bacteraemia and mortality in patients with acute liver failure}, author={Constantine J Karvellas and Fred Pink and Mark McPhail and Timothy K Cross and Georg M Auzinger and William E. Bernal and Elizabeth Sizer and Demetrios Jim Kutsogiannis and Ian Joseph Eltringham and Julia A. Wendon}, journal={Intensive Care Medicine}, year={2009}, volume={35}, pages={1390-1396} }