What is the incidence of P aeruginosa septicemia in the US?

Updated: Dec 17, 2018
  • Author: Selina SP Chen, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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A retrospective analysis of the U.S. National Hospital Discharge Surveys from 1996-2010 found that Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia incidence declined from 6.5 per 10,000 in 1996 to 3.1 per 10,000 in 2001 and then increased to 6.5 per 10,000 in 2010. [4]


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