A prospective study of the impact of colonization following hospital admission by glycopeptide-resistant Enterococci on mortality during a hospital outbreak

Hautemanière, Alexis, Hunter, Paul R., Diguio, Nathalie, Albuisson, Elaine and Hartemann, Philippe (2009) A prospective study of the impact of colonization following hospital admission by glycopeptide-resistant Enterococci on mortality during a hospital outbreak. American Journal of Infection Control, 37 (9). pp. 746-752. ISSN 0196-6553

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Abstract

This study shows that the GRE acquisition has a poor prognosis and that this is independent of the other prognostic factors such as age and severity of underlying disease. Survival in GRE+ patients was significantly shorter.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2011 14:00
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 14:17
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/29750
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2009.02.007

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