Infections and Use of Antibiotics in Patients Admitted for Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Data from the EPIC II Study

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De Waele J. J. , Rello J., ANZUETO A., MORENO R., Lipman J., Sakr Y., ...More

SURGICAL INFECTIONS, vol.15, no.4, pp.394-398, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/sur.2012.228
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL INFECTIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.394-398


Background: Infectious complications are frequent in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) but multinational epidemiologic data are lacking. The aim of the study was to analyze the characteristics of the infectious complications and antimicrobial use in this setting.