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journal article 
Author(s):
Saugel, B; Eschermann, K; Hoffmann, R; Hapfelmeier, A; Schultheiss, C; Phillip, V; Eyer, F; Laugwitz, KL; Schmid, RM; Huber, W 
Title:
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in the respiratory tract of medical intensive care unit patients. 
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to investigate characteristics of critically ill patients with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (S. maltophilia) isolated from the respiratory tract, to identify risk factors for S. maltophilia-pneumonia and intensive care unit (ICU) mortality and to analyze antibiotic susceptibility of S. maltophilia. This was a retrospective analysis of 64 medical ICU patients with S. maltophilia in the respiratory tract. Thirty-six patients fulfilled the criteria for diagnosis of pne...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1419-28 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0934-9723 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; Toxikologische Abteilung; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik