The effect of infectious diseases consultation on mortality in hospitalized patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Candida, and Pseudomonas bloodstream infections

Supavit Chesdachai, Susan Kline, Derrek Helmin, Radha Rajasingham

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Abstract

We evaluated the association between infectious disease consultation and bloodstream infection outcomes, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Candida, and Pseudomonas. No infectious diseases consultation was associated with over 4-fold increased hazard of death at 3 months and 6-fold increased hazard of death in hospital.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Financial support. R. R. is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (K23AI138851).

Keywords

  • Bacteremia
  • Bloodstreams infections
  • Infectious diseases consultation

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article

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