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CATHETERS LINKED TO MOST BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS

17:00 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | American Society of Nephrology

Most bloodstream infections in dialysis patients continue to occur in those with central venous catheters used to access their blood. The findings come from 2014 data from US dialysis facilities. Staphylococcus aureus was the most commonly isolated pathogen that caused bloodstream infections, and in many cases they were antibiotic-resistant.

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