Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection after cardiac surgery: risk factors and outcome
2006 (English)In: Infection control and hospital epidemiology, ISSN 0899-823X, E-ISSN 1559-6834, Vol. 27, no 1, 83-85 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Thirty-eight patients (10 cases and 28 controls) were included in a case-control study of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection after cardiac surgery in 833 patients. All bacterial strains were found to be unique by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. In multivariable risk-factor analysis, only valve prosthesis implantation was associated with bloodstream infection. The early and late case mortality rate was 0%.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 27, no 1, 83-85 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-80499DOI: 10.1086/500283ISI: 000249035400018PubMedID: 16418995OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-80499DiVA: diva2:108413