An Australian-wide epidemic of Pseudomonas pickettii bacteraemia
due to contaminated "sterile" water for injection.
10] The positive predictive value for true bacteraemia
improves when multiple cultures ([greater than or equal to] 2) grow the same organism, [12,13] with the presence of only one positive culture out of at least two being suggestive of contamination.
caused by Leuconostoc species at a university hospital in Taiwan between 1995 and 2008.
In this study, 65(57%) patients suffered from bacteraemia
and sepsis as evidenced by positive blood culture.
The likely source of the liver abscess in our patient could be secondary to the seeding of infection from the transient portal bacteraemia
or infection localized in the gall bladder could have travelled to the liver parenchyma.
In infants, Cronobacter sakazakii can cause bacteraemia
, meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis.
Viridans streptococcal bacteraemia
after oesophageal stricture dilatation.
In 2013, there were no cases of MRSA bacteraemia
reported across Spire hospitals and according to data from the Department of Health, three Spire hospitals ranked in the top 25 providers for hip replacement, with four also ranking in the top 10 for knee replacement.
The cases more often had vomiting, abdominal distension, lower diastolic blood pressure, hypomagnesaemia, severe sepsis, and bacteraemia
compared to the controls (Table 1).
When the lambs are bitten by a tick, staphylococci bacteria can gain entry via the wound leading to a bacteraemia
The incidence of catheter-related bacteraemia
is estimated to be between 1.
Here we describe two patients with CM who developed methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia
during, or shortly after treatment with amphotericin B.
The tea party also marked a whole year with zero cases of MRSA bacteraemia
at The Walton Centre.
Analysis of hospitalizations due to bacteraemia
related to the haemodialysis catheter
We report a Klebisella oxytoca bacteraemia
outbreak in an ICU of a 1500-bed tertiary care hospital.