A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Infection Related to Blood Products, Tissue Grafts, or Organ Transplants using Administrative Data

Basic Details
Date
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Type
Publication
Health Outcome(s)
infection related to blood product
infection related to tissue graft
tissue graft
Description

This article describes a systematic review of the validity of algorithms for identifying infection related to blood products, tissue grafts, or organ transplants using administrative and claims data.

Author(s)

Ryan Carnahan PharmD, MS, BCPP; Kevin Moores PharmD; Eli Perencevich MD, MS; The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Corresponding Author

R. M. Carnahan, Department of Epidemiology, The University of Iowa College of Public Health, C 21-H General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242, USA. E-mail: ryan-carnahan@uiowa.edu