alexa Bacteremic complications of intravascular catheters colonized with Staphylococcus aureus.
Microbiology

Microbiology

Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

Author(s): Ekkelenkamp MB, van der Bruggen T, van de Vijver DA, Wolfs TF, Bonten MJ

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Abstract Patients with Staphylococcus aureus colonization of an intravascular catheter but without demonstrated bacteremia within 24 h after intravascular catheter removal had a 24\% (12 of 49 patients) chance of subsequent S. aureus bacteremia if they did not receive immediate antistaphylococcal antibiotics. Treatment within 24 h after intravascular catheter removal led to a 83\% reduction in the incidence of subsequent bacteremia. This article was published in Clin Infect Dis and referenced in Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

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