Timing and aetiology of bacterial infections in a liver intensive care unit.

@article{Wade2003TimingAA,
  title={Timing and aetiology of bacterial infections in a liver intensive care unit.},
  author={Jeremy Wade and Nancy Rolando and John Philpott-Howard and Julia A. Wendon},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={144-6}
}
We undertook a prospective study of 887 consecutive adult patients admitted over an 11 year period to a liver intensive care unit. One or more bacterial infections occurred in 335 (37.8%) patients. Gram-positive cocci predominated. In relation to the date of admission these infections occurred in a statistically significant sequence. Streptococci infections were earliest (median time to infection two days), followed by Staphylococcus aureus (three days), coagulase-negative staphylococci (six… CONTINUE READING

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