Risk factors for and influence of bloodstream infections on mortality: a 1-year prospective study in a Greek intensive-care unit.

Abstract

To determine the incidence, risk factors for, and the influence of bloodstream infections (BSIs) on mortality of patients in intensive-care units (ICUs), prospectively collected data from all patients with a stay in an ICU >48 h, during a 1-year period, were analysed. Of 572 patients, 148 developed a total of 232 BSI episodes (incidence 16.3 episodes/1000… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268808001271

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