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journal article 
Author(s):
Weber, Andreas; Schneider, Jochen; Wagenpfeil, Stefan; Winkle, Philipp; Riedel, Julia; Wantia, Nina; Feihl, Susanne; Römmler, Franziska; Baur, Dorothee M; Schmid, Roland M; Algül, Hana; Huber, Wolfgang 
Title:
Spectrum of pathogens in acute cholangitis in patients with and without biliary endoprosthesis. 
Abstract:
Knowledge of bacterial spectrum for acute cholangitis is essential for adequate empiric antibiotic treatment. Main focus of the study was to analyse the spectrum of pathogens in acute cholangitis with and without biliary endoprosthesis.Retrospective cohort study of 1024 patients with acute cholangitis treated at a German tertiary center.447 cholangitis episodes with positive bile and/or blood cultures obtained from 388 patients were studied. In total, 1088 pathogen were isolated. The predominant...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Infect 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
67 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
111-21 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0163-4453 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene