Recurrent gram-negative bacteremia.

  title={Recurrent gram-negative bacteremia.},
  author={Joseph M. Mylotte and Charles McDermott},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={85 2},
PURPOSE Recurrent gram-negative bacteremia is defined as two or more episodes of bacteremia occurring in the same patient with an infection-free interval between each episode. Our purpose was to identify patients with recurrent gram-negative bacteremia in order to define possible risk factors for its recurrence. PATIENTS AND METHODS During a recently completed prospective study of all episodes of gram-negative bacteremia at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Center between April 1, 1984, and… CONTINUE READING

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