Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection



Intravascular catheters are a major source of infection in the ICU. Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBI) may be caused by the following:


Infective Endocarditis Hemodialysis Catheter Guidewire Exchange Antibiotic Lock Therapy Tunnel Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineEastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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