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To compare the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with community-acquired and hospital-acquired sepsis.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Revista Brasileira de terapia intensiva
Healthcare associated (HA) sepsis is associated with increased resource utilization and mortality compared with community acquired (CA) sepsis. The purpose of this study was to identify independent pr...
Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESβLs) pose a serious problem in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs). The ESβL-producing organism is an expanding global health problem. Therefore, scre...
Community acquired bloodstream infection (CABSI) in low- and middle income countries is associated with a high mortality. This study describes the clinical manifestations, laboratory findings and corr...
Hospital-acquired pressure injuries (PIs) present a significant challenge to pediatric providers.
Patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) are perceived to be at high risk for acquiring as well as developing complications from infections. There is little data describing the infection ...
The aim of the study is to investigate the bacterial causes in community acquired pneumonia in adults admitted to hospital in two counties in Norway and to look at possible factors that ma...
Hospital acquired and community acquired methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) has become an important health issue for in recent years. Up to two thirds of patients that are hospital...
To define the etiologic agents of community acquired bacteremic syndromes (defined as septicemia, bacteremia, pneumonia and/or meningitis) in a malaria endemic setting.
Severe community acquired pneumonia is common and associated with high mortality. Conventional microbiological diagnostics identify pathogens in approximately half of cases, which is inade...
The hypothesis is that community-acquired pneumonia is usually a monomicrobial infection. Therefore, early detection of the etiology allows to select the most active, narrow-spectrum, and ...
Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
A species of STENOTROPHOMONAS, formerly called Xanthomonas maltophilia, which reduces nitrate. It is a cause of hospital-acquired ocular and lung infections, especially in those patients with cystic fibrosis and those who are immunosuppressed.
Abnormalities of the nose acquired after birth from injury or disease.
Distortion or disfigurement of the foot, or a part of the foot, acquired through disease or injury after birth.
Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).
Sepsis, septicaemia and blood poisoning
Septicaemia (another name for blood poisoning) refers to a bacterial infection of the blood, whereas sepsis can also be caused by viral or fungal infections. Sepsis is not just limited to the blood and can affect the whole body, including the organ...
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