CLABSI

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CLABSICentral Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
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Vandijck, "Prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections through quality improvement interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC), part III: Effectiveness of a multidimensional infection control approach to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care units of 4 developing countries.
During the last decade, using data from the NHSN of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers have found that rates of HAIs such as central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) have decreased substantially (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2014).
UPPD indicates units per patient day; CMI, case mix index; CLABSI, central line-associated bloodstream infection; MRSA, methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus; MDRO, multidrug-resistant organisms.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2008 and 2016 there was a 50 percent decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections as well as other common HAIs.
mucogenicum is the most common RGM implicated in central line-associated bloodstream infections [1].
When we think of HAIs, we usually think of infections that are caused by invasive instruments or medical equipment that has been contaminated by microorganisms--such as catheter-related urinary tract infections (UTI), central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), and surgical site infections (SSI).
A major cause of bloodstream infections is central line-associated bloodstream infections. Cleveland et al.
Zakhour et al., "Successful salvage of central venous catheters in patients with catheter-related or central line-associated bloodstream infections by using a catheter lock solution consisting of minocycline, EDTA, and 25% ethanol," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.
According to CDC's National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report updated in March, there was a 50 percent drop in central line-associated bloodstream infections between 2008 and 2014.
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