bacteraemia due to stenotrophomonas maltophilia: an analysis of 45 episodes.stenotrophomonas maltophilia is an important nosocomial pathogen and a therapeutic challenge. a ten-year review of episodes of bacteraemia due to s. maltophilia was undertaken in light of reports of an increasing frequency of infection.200212217732
prolonged venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a child with leukemia and persistent bacteremia.objective:: in patients who require extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for prolonged periods, it is uncertain whether nosocomial bacteremia that persists throughout an entire extracorporeal membrane oxygenation run can be associated with good outcomes. design:: case report. setting:: tertiary pediatric intensive care unit. patient:: a 6-yr-old boy with acute myeloid leukemia and prolonged mechanical ventilatory support. interventions:: venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. measurement ...201021116210
clinical profile of adult cystic fibrosis patients with frequent epidemic clones of pseudomonas aeruginosa.earlier reports suggested that pseudomonas aeruginosa frequent epidemic clones circulating in cystic fibrosis (cf) centres had increased virulence. however, recent data show no consistent associations with virulence, and suggest attenuation of virulence in chronic infection. changes to infection control programmes in relation to frequent epidemic clones should be based on their frequency, virulence across all age groups and mode of acquisition. the australian epidemic strain-1 (aes-1) (or the me ...201020573059
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