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Predictors of positive blood cultures in critically ill patients: a retrospective evaluation

Published inCroatian medical journal, vol. 53, no. 1, p. 30-39
Publication date2012
Abstract

To identify predictors of bacteremia in critically ill patients, to evaluate the impact of blood cultures on the outcome, and to define conditions for breakthrough bacteremia despite concurrent antibiotic treatment.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Bacteremia/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Calcitonin/blood
  • Critical Illness
  • Female
  • Fever/microbiology
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Length of Stay
  • Liver Failure/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Protein Precursors/blood
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Severity of Illness Index
Citation (ISO format)
PREVISDOMINI, Marco et al. Predictors of positive blood cultures in critically ill patients: a retrospective evaluation. In: Croatian medical journal, 2012, vol. 53, n° 1, p. 30–39. doi: 10.3325/cmj.2012.53.30
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