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Risk factors for hematogenous complications of intravascular catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.

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BACKGROUND: The role of both host and pathogen characteristics in hematogenous seeding following Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia is incompletely understood. METHODS: Consecutive patients with intravascular catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia were prospectively recruited over a 91-month period. The corresponding bloodstream isolates were examined for the presence of 35 putative virulence determinants. Patient and bacterial characteristics associated with the development of h...

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10.1086/427806

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
695-703
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:109bb2e1-492f-437e-9c4b-6ac45c89c5d3
Source identifiers:
22849
Local pid:
pubs:22849

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