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Patients with faecal peritonitis admitted to European intensive care units: An epidemiological survey of the GenOSept cohort

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Introduction: Faecal peritonitis (FP) is a common cause of sepsis and admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). The Genetics of Sepsis and Septic Shock in Europe (GenOSept) project is investigating the influence of genetic variation on the host response and outcomes in a large cohort of patients with sepsis admitted to ICUs across Europe. Here we report an epidemiological survey of the subset of patients with FP. Objectives: To define the clinical characteristics, outcomes and risk factors ...

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10.1007/s00134-013-3158-7

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Journal:
Intensive Care Medicine
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
202-210
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-1238
ISSN:
0342-4642
URN:
uuid:7d71a7ae-2286-4edd-8ff7-48e703d14578
Source identifiers:
449708
Local pid:
pubs:449708

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