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