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Mortality in Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: a multinational population-based cohort study

Collignon, Peter; MacKinnon, Melissa C.; McEwen, Scott A.; Pearl, David L.; Lyytikainen, Outi; Jacobsson, G.; Gregson, Daniel; Valiquette, Louis; Laupland, Kevin B.


Background: Escherichia coli is the most common cause of bloodstream infections (BSIs) and mortality is an important aspect of burden of disease. Using a multinational population-based cohort of E. coli BSIs, our objectives were to evaluate 30-day case fatality risk and mortality rate, and determine factors associated with each. Methods: During 2014–2018, we identified 30-day deaths from all incident E. coli BSIs from surveillance nationally in Finland, and regionally in Sweden (Skaraborg) and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-06326-x
Access Rights: Open Access


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