Predictors of mortality in bloodstream infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae: importance of combination therapy

Mario Tumbarello, Teresa Spanu, Roberto Cauda, Enrico Maria Trecarichi, Angela Raffaella Losito, P Viale, C Viscoli, F Tumietto, A Marchese, S Ambretti, F Ginocchio, F Cristini, S Tedeschi, M. Bassetti

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Abstract

The spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kp) strains that produce K. pneumoniae carbapenemases (KPCs) has become a significant problem, and treatment of infections caused by these pathogens is a major challenge for clinicians.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)943-950
Numero di pagine8
RivistaClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume55
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2012

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacteremia
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Cohort Studies
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Survival Analysis
  • beta-Lactamases

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