Mortality predictors of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a prospective multicenter study

Yilmaz M., ELALDI N., Balkan I. I., Arslan F., Batirel A. A., BAKICI M. Z., ...More

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.15, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Staphylococcus aureus is one of the causes of both community and healthcare-associated bacteremia. The attributable mortality of S. aureus bacteremia (SAB) is still higher and predictors for mortality and clinical outcomes of this condition are need to be clarified. In this prospective observational study, we aimed to examine the predictive factors for mortality in patients with SAB in eight Turkish tertiary care hospitals.