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Clinical course of sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock in a cohort of infected patients from ten Colombian hospitals

  • Alba Luz León1,
  • Natalia Andrea Hoyos1,
  • Lena Isabel Barrera2,
  • Gisela De La Rosa3,
  • Rodolfo Dennis4,
  • Carmelo Dueñas5,
  • Marcela Granados6,
  • Dario Londoño7,
  • Ferney Alexander Rodríguez1,
  • Francisco José Molina8,
  • Guillermo Ortiz9 and
  • Fabián Alberto Jaimes10Email author
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:345

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-345

Received: 13 June 2013

Accepted: 16 July 2013

Published: 24 July 2013

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13 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
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16 Jul 2013 Editorially accepted
24 Jul 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-345

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Authors’ Affiliations

Universidad de Antioquia
Universidad del Valle y Hospital, Universitario del Valle
Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana y Fundación Cardio Infantil
Universidad de Cartagena, Hospital de Bocagrande y Clínica Madre Bernarda
Fundación Valle de Lili
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana y Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana y Clínica Universitaria Bolivariana
Hospital Santa Clara
Departamento de Medicina Interna y Grupo Académico de Epidemiología Clínica (GRAEPIC), Universidad de Antioquia y Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe (Unidad de Investigaciones)