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International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass

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  • Barbara Hasse
  • Margaret Hannan
  • Peter M Keller
  • Florian P Maurer
  • Rami Sommerstein
  • Dominik Mertz
  • Dirk Wagner
  • Nuria Fernández-Hidalgo
  • Jim Nomura
  • Vinicio Manfrin
  • Dominique Bettex
  • Antonio Hernandez Conte
  • Emanuele Durante-Mangoni
  • Tommy Hing-Cheung Tang
  • Rhonda L Stuart
  • Jens Lundgren
  • Steve Gordon
  • M Claire Jarashow
  • Peter W Schreiber
  • Stefan Niemann
  • Thomas A Kohl
  • Charles Daley
  • Andrew J Stewardson
  • Cynthia J Whitener
  • Kiran Perkins
  • Diamantis Plachouras
  • Theresa Lamagni
  • Meera Chand
  • Tomas Freiberger
  • Sandrine Zweifel
  • Peter Sander
  • Bettina Schulthess
  • James Scriven
  • Hugo Sax
  • Jakko van Ingen
  • Carlos A Mestres
  • Daniel Diekema
  • Barbara A Brown-Elliott
  • Richard J Wallace
  • Larry M Baddour
  • Jose M Miro
  • Bruno Hoen
  • M. chimaera ISCVID investigators
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Mycobacterial infection-related morbidity and mortality in patients following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery is high and there is a growing need for a consensus-based expert opinion to provide international guidance for diagnosing, preventing and treating in these patients. In this document the International Society for Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases (ISCVID) covers aspects of prevention (field of hospital epidemiology), clinical management (infectious disease specialists, cardiac surgeons, ophthalmologists, others), laboratory diagnostics (microbiologists, molecular diagnostics), device management (perfusionists, cardiac surgeons) and public health aspects.

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Journal of hospital infection
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)214-235
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2020

    Research areas

  • Cardiopulmonary bypass, Disseminated, Guidelines, Heater-cooler device, Infection, ISCVID, Mycobacterial, Mycobacterium chimaera, Outbreaks

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