Community-acquired bacterial bloodstream infections in developing countries in south and southeast Asia: a systematic review
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 06/12/2012
Deen J et al. – A substantial case fraction of bacteraemia occurs in patients admitted to hospital with fever in this region. Management could be improved if diagnostic microbiology facilities were more widely available. The prevailing organisms causing bacteraemia and their susceptibility patterns could inform empirical treatment regimens and prevention strategies.