One-year mortality in coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis

Rasmus V Rasmussen, Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Lars Olaison, Rune Andersson, Kristine Buchholtz, Carsten T Larsen, Thomas Fritz Hansen, Lars Køber, Christian Hassager, Niels Eske Bruun

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate in-hospital mortality and 12-month mortality in patients with coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS) compared to Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) infective endocarditis (IE). We used a prospective cohort study of 66 consecutive CoNS and 170 S. aureus IE patients, collected at 2 tertiary university hospitals in Copenhagen (Denmark) and at 1 tertiary university hospital in Gothenburg (Sweden). Median (range) C-reactive protein at admission was higher in patients with S. aureus IE (150 mg/l (1-521) vs 94 mg/l (6-303); p
OriginalsprogEngelsk
BogserieScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. Supplementum
Vol/bind41
Udgave nummer6-7
Sider (fra-til)456-61
Antal sider6
ISSN0300-8878
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 jan. 2009

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