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Bacterial bloodstream infections in a tertiary infectious diseases hospital in Northern Vietnam: aetiology, drug resistance, and treatment outcome

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Background
Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are associated with high morbidity and mortality worldwide. However their aetiology, antimicrobial susceptibilities and associated outcomes differ between developed and developing countries. Systematic data from Vietnam are scarce. Here we present aetiologic data on BSI in adults admitted to a large tertiary referral hospital for infectious diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Methods
A retrospective study was conducted at the National Hosp...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-017-2582-7

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Nguyen The, H More by this author
Nguyen, HT More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
493
Publication date:
2017-07-12
Acceptance date:
2017-06-30
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EISSN:
1471-2334
Pubs id:
pubs:709449
URN:
uri:fab26d93-ba37-4885-acd6-b1d781ad1544
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uuid:fab26d93-ba37-4885-acd6-b1d781ad1544
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pubs:709449

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