publication . Article . 2021

Hospital-acquired infections in critically-ill COVID-19 patients.

Giacomo Grasselli; Vittorio Scaravilli; Davide Mangioni; Luigia Scudeller; Laura Alagna; Michele Bartoletti; Giacomo Bellani; Emanuela Biagioni; Paolo Bonfanti; Nicola Bottino; ...
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2021 Journal: Chest (issn: 0012-3692, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Background Few small studies have described hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) during COVID-19. Research Question What patient characteristics in critically ill patients with COVID-19 are associated with HAIs and how do HAIs associate with outcomes in these patients? Study Design and Methods Multicenter retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data including adult patients with severe COVID-19, admitted to 8 Italian hub hospitals from February 20, 2020, to May 20, 2020. Descriptive statistics, univariable and multivariable Weibull regression models were used to assess incidence, microbial etiology, resistance patterns, risk factors (i.e., demographics,...
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free text keywords: Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, Original Research, : SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Hospital-Acquired Infections, Critical Care, BMI, Body Mass Index, BSI, Blood Stream Infections, COVID-19, COronaVIrus Disease 2019, CRBSI, Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections, ECMO, ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), HAI, Hospital-Acquired Infections, HAP, Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia, ICU, Intensive Care Unit, IMV, Invasive Mechanical Ventilation, LOS, Length Of Stay, MDR, Multi-Drug Resistant, MRSA, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, RRT, Renal Replacement Therapy, SARS-COV2, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, SHR, SubHazard Ratio, SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, UTI, Urinary Tract Infection, VAP, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
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