Risk factors for mortality in patients with nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia


Bastug A., Yilmaz G. , Kayaaslan B., Akinci E., Bodur H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, pp.1222-1229, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1201-24
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1222-1229

Abstract

Aim: Bloodstream infections (BSIs) due to Staphylococcus aureus have become increasingly common in hospitals worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for mortality of nosocomial BSI due to S. aureus.