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Causes of community-acquired bacteremia and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Vientiane, Laos.

Abstract:

There is no published information on the causes of bacteremia in the Lao PDR (Laos). Between 2000 and 2004, 4512 blood culture pairs were taken from patients admitted to Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos, with suspected community-acquired bacteremia; 483 (10.7%) cultures grew a clinically significant community-acquired organism, most commonly Salmonella enterica serovar typhi (50.9%), Staphylococcus aureus (19.0%), and Escherichia coli (12.4%). S. aureus bacteremia was common among infants (6...

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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
75
Issue:
5
Pages:
978-985
Publication date:
2006-11-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:ccfe5390-9a66-4f06-a8ff-b8f6186baf55
Source identifiers:
9261
Local pid:
pubs:9261

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