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Scoring Algorithm of Chen et al for Predicting Vascular Infection in an Adult with Nontyphoidal Salmonella Bacteremia

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Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Chen et al developed a simple score for identifying an adult with nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia who may have a vascular invasion. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Chi Mei Medical Center and Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science in Taiwan.

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