Last Updated on Jan 06, 2020

Latest Publications and Research on Bacteremia

Clin. Microbiol. Infect.  2020 Jan 29  

Follow-up blood cultures are associated with improved outcome of patients with gram-negative bloodstream infections: retrospective observational cohort study.

Giannella M, Pascale R, Pancaldi L, Monari C, Ianniruberto S, Malosso P, Bussini L, Bartoletti M, Tedeschi S, Ambretti S, Lewis R, Viale P

We examined factors associated with follow-up blood cultures (FU-BCs) in patients with monomicrobial gram-negative bloodstream infection (GN-BSI), and... Read More

Source: PubMed


Infect Dis Health  2020 Jan 28  

Evaluation of quick sequential organ failure assessment and systemic inflammatory response syndrome in patients with gram negative bloodstream infection.

McNamara JF, Avent M, Stewart A, Kwan C, Paterson DL

The quick sequential organ failure assessment (qSOFA) score predicts mortality in patients with suspected infection. We sought to understand how well ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control    

Does vancomycin resistance increase mortality in Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia after orthotopic liver transplantation? A retrospective study.

Dubler S, Lenz M, Zimmermann S, Richter DC, Weiss KH, Mehrabi A, Mieth M, Bruckner T, Weigand MA, Brenner T, Heininger A

The relevance of vancomycin resistance in enterococcal blood stream infections (BSI) is still controversial. Aim of this study was to outline the effe... Read More

Source: PubMed

Am J Case Rep    

An Unusual Case of Modified Lemierre's Syndrome Caused by Staphylococcus aureus Cellulitis.

Elhakeem IA, Al Shokri SD, Elzouki AY, Danjuma MI

BACKGROUND Lemierre's syndrome is a potential life-threatening disease commonly occurring in young, healthy individuals. It is often preceded by an or... Read More

Source: PubMed

Anaerobe    

A rare case of bacteremia caused by Propionibacterium (Propionimicrobium) lymphophilum.

Cobo F, Gómez E, Rodríguez-Granger J, Sampedro A, García-Salcedo JA, Navarro-Marí JM

Propionibacterium (Propionimicrobium) lymphophilum is a Gram-positive anaerobic rod involved in few human diseases. We report a rare case of bacteremi... Read More

Source: PubMed

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