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The role of echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia at Auckland City Hospital

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 12 June 2015


Nicholas Gow
Boris Lowe
Joshua T. Freeman
Sally A. Roberts

Year of Publication



New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1416)

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



In this study, the authors used data for Auckland DHB to investigate whether a very low risk group of patients with Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infection (SAB) could be found in whom echocardiography was of no incremental diagnostic value for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis.

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