Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) is one of the most frequently isolated causative agents of both healthcare-associated (HCA) and community-acquired (CA) bacteraemia
. Mortality related to S.
As well as having a birthday party, the hospital was also celebrating its long-term zero infection rate - for MRSA bacteraemia
and Clostridium Difficile.
It is present in nature especially water and soil and found to be allied with indwelling medical devices.5 It has been reported to cause infection from primar y bacteraemia
to life threatening meningitis,peritonitis and septic shock.6,7 To our knowledge, in Pakistan this is the first reported case of Sphingomonas paucimobilis in a previously health child.
Melinta Therapeutics announced that the European Commission has approved Vabomere for use in adult patients with complicated intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections, hospital-acquired pneumonia including ventilator associated pneumonia, bacteraemia
that occurs in association with any of these infections, and infections due to aerobic gram-negative organisms where treatment options are limited.
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended a marketing authorisation for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections, hospital-acquired pneumonia, bacteraemia
that occurs in association with any of these infections and infections due to aerobic gram-negative organisms where treatment options are limited.
Patients with at least two positive blood cultures for Corynebacterium species were considered to have corynebacterial bacteraemia
. (7) Neutropenia was defined as a neutrophil cell count lower than 1000 cells/mm.
Pneumococcal vaccine prevents transmission of pneumococcal bacterial diseases like pneumonia, otitis media, bacteraemia
and meningitis in children under five years.
It showed that the most important mortality prognostic factors for both Listeria bacteraemia
and neurolisteriosis are multi-organ failure, aggravation of any pre-existing organ dysfunction, ongoing cancer, and monocytopenia.
UTIs are considered to be the most common cause of bacteraemia
among geriatric individuals, leading to high rates of hospitalisations.22 A study evaluating 100 bacteraemic episodes in the elderly population revealed that the genitourinary system was the most common source of bacteraemia
.23 Although patients with secondary bacteraemia
were detected in the current study, their prognosis remained good with immediate and appropriate empirical treatment.
Recent publications show a low incidence (0.007% to 0.6%) of infection of the central nervous system (CNS) after neuraxial puncture in patients at risk of or with ongoing bacteraemia
zooepidemicus as a zoonotic pathogen, and the importance of clinical awareness on characteristic anamnestic information, hence animal contact when treating patients with sepsis or bacteraemia