Risk factors for bacteriuria with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and its impact on mortality: a case–control study

@article{Shilo2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for bacteriuria with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and its impact on mortality: a case–control study},
  author={Smadar Shilo and Marc V. Assous and Tamar Lachish and Puah Kopuit and Tali Bdolah‐Abram and Amos M. Yinnon and Yonit Wiener‐Well},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={503-509}
}
BackgroundThe objective of this study was to evaluate the mortality of and risk factors for bacteriuria due to carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKp) versus carbapenem-susceptible K. pneumoniae (CSKp) producing extended spectrum β lactamase (ESBL).MethodsThis was a retrospective case–control study in which 135 case-patients with bacteriuria due to CRKp were compared with 127 control patients with CSKp producing ESBL. In a first step, multivariate Cox regression and Kaplan–Meier… 

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