Assessing microbial colonization of peripheral intravascular devices

Zhang, Li, Marsh, Nicole, McGrail, Matthew R., Webster, Joan, Playford, Elliott, G. and Rickard, Claire M. (2013) Assessing microbial colonization of peripheral intravascular devices. Journal of Infection, 67 4: 353-355. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2013.06.001


Author Zhang, Li
Marsh, Nicole
McGrail, Matthew R.
Webster, Joan
Playford, Elliott, G.
Rickard, Claire M.
Title Assessing microbial colonization of peripheral intravascular devices
Journal name Journal of Infection   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0163-4453
1532-2742
Publication date 2013-10
Sub-type Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
DOI 10.1016/j.jinf.2013.06.001
Volume 67
Issue 4
Start page 353
End page 355
Total pages 3
Place of publication Camden, London, United Kingdom
Publisher W.B. Saunders
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
We read with interest the recent paper by Molina J et al., which discussed mortality and hospital stay related to coagulase-negative staphylococci bacteraemia caused by intravascular devices (IVD) in non-critical patients. The most frequently isolated bacteria on IVD are coagulase-negative staphylococcus, it is, therefore, critical for researcher to assess IVD related infections and develop efficient strategies to prevent IVD-related infections...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
Collection: School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Publications
 
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