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Outbreaks of Serratia marcescens and Serratia rubidaea bacteremia in a central Kathmandu hospital following the 2015 earthquakes

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Background Human infections with Serratia spp. are generally limited to Serratia marcescens and the Serratia liquefaciens complex. There is little data regarding the infections caused by the remaining Serratia spp., as they are seldom isolated from clinical specimens. Methods In this health care setting in Kathmandu, Nepal routine blood culture is performed on all febrile patients with a temperature >38°C or when there is clinical suspicion of bacteremia.... Expand abstract
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10.1093/trstmh/try077

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5179-650X
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
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Baker, S
Grant:
106158/Z/14/Z
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OAK Foundation
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Karkey, A
Grant:
OCAY-15-547
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Royal Society
Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
112
Issue:
10
Pages:
467–472
Publication date:
2018-08-11
Acceptance date:
2018-06-30
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Pmid:
30107587
Language:
English
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pubs:909539
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uuid:fbcfdbd5-ca50-43a6-850b-2fcfdf87ee27
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pubs:909539
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909539
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2018-09-08

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