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Catheter-Related Infections

Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
Also Known As:
Catheter Related Infections; Catheter-Related Infection; Infection, Catheter-Related; Infections, Catheter-Related
Networked: 811 relevant articles (59 outcomes, 81 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
3. Bacteremia
4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)

Experts

1. Timsit, Jean-François: 10 articles (11/2015 - 10/2007)
2. Lucet, Jean-Christophe: 8 articles (11/2015 - 03/2009)
3. Lok, Charmaine E: 8 articles (01/2014 - 01/2003)
4. Bouadma, Lila: 7 articles (11/2015 - 03/2009)
5. Schwebel, Carole: 7 articles (05/2015 - 03/2009)
6. Mermel, Leonard A: 7 articles (08/2010 - 06/2002)
7. Garrouste-Orgeas, Maïté: 6 articles (05/2015 - 03/2009)
8. Lorente, Leonardo: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2005)
9. Martín, María M: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2005)
10. Lepape, Alain: 5 articles (11/2015 - 01/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Catheter-Related Infections:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. ChlorhexidineIBA
4. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. SilverIBA
6. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
7. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)IBA
10. Mupirocin (Bactroban)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Peritoneal Dialysis
5. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)