1281 Neonates with a positive blood culture, but negative CSF culture, and with raised CSF WBC should be treated for meningitis-10 days of antimicrobials for Grampositive bacteraemia
and 14 days for Gram-negative bacteraemia
Impact of carbapenem resistance on the outcome of patients' hospital-acquired bacteraemia
caused by Klebsiellapneumoniae.
Our observation showed that hypocalcaemic children more often presented with severe form of wasting and bacteraemia
compared to those without hypocalcaemia.
A staphylococcal blood stream infection carries a high risk of endocarditis and 12-15% of patients can develop bacteraemia
after the removal of a colonised CVC (Munoz et al.
is a serious infection with significant associated mortality.
A prospective observational study was carried out in which all hospital admissions during 2011 for bacteraemia
related to the haemodialysis catheter were analysed.
3,4) In our previous studies which evaluated the outcome of extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli and MDR Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia
in a group of patients with several immunocompromised conditions including haematological malignancies, we were not able to show the impact of MDR on mortality.
Central line associated bacteraemia
(CLAB) has emerged as the unified term to describe these infections.
The hospital has achieved large reductions in healthcare associated infections in recent years, including reporting only one case of healthcare associated MRSA bloodstream bacteraemia
in two years and managing to come under its C diff targets for the 2011/12 financial year.
In infants it can cause bacteraemia
, meningitis and necrotising enterocolitis.
Periodontal health status and bacteraemia
from daily oral activities: systematic review/metaanalysis.
Dr Fahmi Yousef Khan was published in the Journal of Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease for his successful study based on Hamad Hospital about the epidemiology of bacteraemia