Incidence and risk factors for bloodstream infections stemming from temporary hemodialysis catheters


Caylan R., YILMAZ G., Sozen E. E. , Aydin K., Koksal I.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.40, no.6, pp.835-841, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0908-236
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.835-841

Abstract

Aim: Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) is considered as an important complication of hemodialysis catheters. The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of temporary hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection.