Community-acquired versus community-onset/healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia – a single center study

S. Rieg, G. Peyerl-Hoffmann, K. De With, C. Theilacker, D. Wagner, J. Hübner, M. Dettenkofer, A. Kaasch, C. Schneider, H. Seifert & W.V. Kern
Background: Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is a severe disease carrying a high risk of complications such as metastatic disease with deep-seated foci of infection, endocarditis, severe sepsis or recurrences – in particular in community-onset cases. In a recent European survey (n=1,838)[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]