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

Project Title A Systematic Review of Validated Methods for Identifying Infection Related to Blood Products, Tissue Grafts, or Organ Transplants using Administrative Data
Date
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Location
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.

Health Outcome
infection related to blood product
infection related to tissue graft
tissue graft
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

Authors

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

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