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Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: preliminary data from the first three months of the CIAO Study

Ludwig Ney; Nurkan Törer; Carlo De Werra; Cristian Tranà; András Vereczkei; Salvador Navarro; Samir Delibegovic; Giorgio Giraudo; Daniele Marrelli; Jorge Pereira; ...
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  • Published: 21 May 2012
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
<p>Abstract</p> <p>The CIAO Study is a multicenter observational study currently underway in 66 European medical institutions over the course of a six-month study period (January-June 2012).</p> <p>This preliminary report overviews the findings of the first half of the study, which includes all data from the first three months of the six-month study period.</p> <p>Patients with either community-acquired or healthcare-associated complicated intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) were included in the study.</p> <p>912 patients with a mean age of 54.4 years (range 4–98) were enrolled in the study during the first three-month period. 47.7% of the patients were women and ...
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