Recurrent catheter-related bloodstream infections: risk factors and outcome


Erbay A. , Ergonul O., Stoddard G. J. , Samore M. H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.10, no.5, pp.396-400, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2005.08.002
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-400
  • Keywords: recurrence, catheter related, infections, bloodstream, STRATEGIES

Abstract

Objective: To identify risk factors for recurrent catheter related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs). The study was undertaken at the University of Utah Hospital and involved patients who had a CR-BSI followed by catheter removal and reinsertion between January 1998 and February 2002.