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Staph Aureus | CART Analysis for Predicting Response to Vancomycin

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a nosocomial pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus and treated with vancomycin based on the CART analysis of Moise et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, selection

ICD-10:

J13

Description:

Moise et al used a classification and regression tree (CART) analysis to evaluate the response of a nosocomial pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus to vancomycin therapy. The authors are from Millard Fillmore Hospital and State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.

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