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Pitt Bacteremia Score of Paterson et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with bacteremia using the Pitt bacteremia score.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

R57.2, A49.9

Description:

Paterson et al repoted the Pitt Bacteremia Score (PBS) for evaluating patients with sepsis. The authors are from multiple hospitals from around the world, with the primary author at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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