Benefit of appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment: thirty-day mortality and duration of hospital stay

Abigail Fraser, Mical Paul, Nadja Almanasreh, Evelina Tacconelli, Uwe Frank, Roberto Cauda, Sara Borok, Michal Cohen, Steen Andreassen, Anders D Nielsen, Leonard Leibovici, TREAT Study Group

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Abstract

We evaluated the effect of inappropriate antibiotic treatment on mortality and duration of hospital stay in medical inpatients with bacterial infections.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)970-6
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine
Volume119
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Female
  • Germany
  • Humans
  • Infection
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Length of Stay
  • Linear Models
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Middle Aged
  • Odds Ratio
  • Prospective Studies

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