Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness (BALANCE): A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Bacteremia
  • Age: Between 0 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Subjects who are in an ICU ward at the time the blood culture is drawn or reported as positive
    2. Subjects who are positive blood culture with pathogenic bacteria

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects already enrolled in the trial
    2. Subjects who have severe immune system compromise
    3. Subjects who have prosthetic heart valve or synthetic endovascular graft
    4. Subjects documented or suspicion of syndrome with well-defined requirement for prolonged treatment
    5. Subjects with single positive blood culture with a common contaminant organism
    6. Subjects with positive blood culture with Staphylococcus aureus54 or Staphylococcus lugdunensis
    7. Subjects with positive blood culture with Candida spp. or other fungal species.



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