infections: A Multicenter retrospective analysis

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Balkan, Ilker Inanc; Batirel, Ayse; Karabay, Oguz; Agalar, Canan; Akalin, Serife; Alici, Ozlem; Alp, Emine; Altay, Fatma Aybala; Altin, Nilgun; Arslan, Ferhat; Aslan, Turan; Bekiroglu, Nural; Cesur, Salih; Celik, Aygul Dogan; Dogan, Mustafa; Durdu, Bulent; Duygu, Fazilet; Engin, Aynur; Engin, Derya Ozturk; Gonen, Ibak; Guclu, Ertugrul; Guven, Tumer; Hatipoglu, Cigdem Ataman; Hosoglu, Salih; Karahocagil, Mustafa Kasim; Kilic, Aysegul Ulu; Ormen, Bahar; Ozdemir, Davut; Ozer, Serdar; Oztoprak, Nefise; ... view all 34 authors
(2015)
  • Publisher: MEDKNOW PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA PVT LTD
  • Journal: volume 47,issue 1,pages95-100issn: 0253-7613, eissn: 1998-3751
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0253-7613.150383, pmc: PMC4375827
  • Subject: Retrospective Studies | chi square distribution | combination drug therapy | major clinical study | Acinetobacter | Acinetobacter infection | Young Adult | bloodstream infection | antiinfective agent | Multivariate Analysis | very elderly | APACHE | Time Factors | time factor | Chi-Square Distribution | Drug Therapy, Combination | Female | tertiary care center | colistin | Bacteremia | clinical trial | Risk Factors | Pitt bacteremia score | multidrug resistant Acinetobacter bloodstream infection | drug effects | Treatment Outcome | Article | pathogenicity | multi drug resistant Acinetobacter spp | Turkey | Adolescent | multicenter study | Adult | Aged, 80 and over | Male | pathogen clearance | retrospective study | Proportional Hazards Models | multidrug resistance | Acinetobacter Infections | comparative study | Research Article | disease assessment | Kaplan-Meier Estimate | Remission Induction | Blood stream infection | follow up | treatment failure | proportional hazards model | Turkey (republic) | human | hospitalization | Anti-Bacterial Agents | Tertiary Care Centers | Acinetobacter spp | Aged | microbiology | Middle Aged | Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial | Blood stream infection; colistin; monotherapy; multi drug resistant | risk factor | Comorbidity | Charlson Comorbidity Index | controlled study | monotherapy | remission | mortality | Length of Stay | drug efficacy | Multi drug resistant Acinetobacter spp. | Kaplan Meier method | Humans

Objectives: To compare the efficacy of colistin (COL) monotherapy versus non-COL based combinations in the treatment of bloodstream infections (BSIs) due to multidrug resistant Acinetobacter spp.(MDR-A). Materials and Methods: Retrospective data of 107 MDR-A BSI cases f... View more
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