Factors influencing the early mortality in haematological malignancy patients with nosocomial Gram negative bacilli bacteraemia: a retrospective analysis of 154 cases


Metan G. , Demiraslan H., Kaynar L. G. , ZARARSIZ G., Alp E., Eser B.

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.17, no.2, pp.143-149, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjid.2012.09.010
  • Title of Journal : BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.143-149
  • Keywords: Haematological malignancy, Bacteraemia, Gram negative bacilli, Mortality, Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, Intensive care unit, Multidrug resistance, BLOOD-STREAM INFECTIONS, ESCHERICHIA-COLI, ACINETOBACTER-BAUMANNII, CANCER-PATIENTS, PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA, INHIBITOR COMBINATIONS, ANTIBIOTIC-THERAPY, RISK-FACTORS, OUTCOMES, NEUTROPENIA

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study is to assess the factors influencing the early mortality (7-day after index blood culture) in haematological malignancy patients with Gram negative bacilli (GNB) bacteraemia.