Accession Number:

AD1116335

Title:

Elevated Nosocomial Infection Rates in Patients with COVID-19 Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston San Antonio United States

Report Date:

2020-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A retrospective cohort compared nosocomial infections for patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECMO for influenza or COVID-19. COVID-19 was associated with more infections per 1000 patient days 37.3 vs. 17.7, p0.04 and infections earlier in patients ECMO course median IQR 5 days 3-7 vs. 16 10-21, p0.03 compared to influenza.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE