Use of disinfection cap to reduce central-line—associated bloodstream infection and blood culture contamination among hematology—oncology patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bacteremia
  • Catheter-Related Infections
  • Catheterization, Central Venous
  • Cross Infection
  • Infection Control
  • Staphylococcal Infections

abstract

  • Routine use of disinfection caps is associated with decreased HA-CLABSI rates among high-risk hematology oncology patients and a reduction in blood culture contamination among all oncology patients.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4988232

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/ice.2015.219

PubMed ID

  • 26394849

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1401

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 36

number

  • 12