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Critical Care Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 480463, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/480463
Review Article

Gram-Negative Infections in Adult Intensive Care Units of Latin America and the Caribbean

1Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, José de San Martin Hospital, University of Buenos Aires, Arenales 2557, Piso 1, Dep. A, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina
2Hospital Civil de Guadalajara “Fray Antonio Alcalde” and Institute of Infectious and Experimental Pathology, University Center of Health Sciences, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
3Clinica Reñaca, Viña Del Mar, Chile
4Private Hospital Medical Center of Caracas and Vargas Hospital of Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

Received 13 May 2014; Revised 2 November 2014; Accepted 4 November 2014; Published 27 November 2014

Academic Editor: Ali A. El-Solh

Copyright © 2014 Carlos M. Luna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The features and properties of the 25 observational studies conducted in Latin American and Caribbean ICUs that were identified and selected for our review are included in a supplementary table. Most studies pertained to ICUs in Brazil (n = 11), followed by Argentina (n = 5), Colombia (n = 3), Chile (n = 2), Cuba (n = 1), Mexico (n = 1), Trinidad and Tobago (n = 1), and Venezuela (n = 1).

  1. Supplementary Table