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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27872830/bacteremia-in-hemodialysis-patients
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REVIEW
Masashi Suzuki, Nobuhiko Satoh, Motonobu Nakamura, Shoko Horita, George Seki, Kyoji Moriya
Infection is a common complication and is the second leading cause of death in hemodialysis patients. The risk of bacteremia in hemodialysis patients is 26-fold higher than in the general population, and 1/2-3/4 of the causative organisms of bacteremia in hemodialysis patients are Gram-positive bacteria. The ratio of resistant bacteria in hemodialysis patients compared to the general population is unclear. Several reports have indicated that hemodialysis patients have a higher risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection...
November 6, 2016: World Journal of Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846059/taurolidine-in-pediatric-home-parenteral-nutrition-patients
#2
Emma Claire Hulshof, Lidwien Marieke Hanff, Joanne Olieman, Susanna de Vette, Gert-Jan Driessen, Conny Meeussen, Johanna Caroline Escher
In order to reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) in home parenteral nutrition patients, the use of taurolidine was introduced in the Sophia Children's Hospital in 2011. This introduction led to a reduction in CRBSI: 12.7/1,000 catheter days before the use of taurolidine, compared with 4.3/1,000 catheter days afterwards (n=7) (relative risk=0.36, 95%CI: 0.20-0.65 (p= 0,018)).
November 11, 2016: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27816140/prevention-of-vascular-catheter-related-bloodstream-infections
#3
REVIEW
Mark E Rupp, Denisa Majorant
Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) are responsible for significant morbidity, mortality, and excess health care costs. It is increasingly evident that many CRBSI can be prevented with current knowledge and techniques. Preventive measures can be broadly grouped into clinical practice-based interventions and technologic innovations. Clinical practice-based interventions require changes in human behavior and can be subdivided into interventions before and at the time of insertion and postinsertion...
December 2016: Infectious Disease Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27775764/quality-improvement-interventions-for-bloodstream-infections-related-to-central-catheters-a-systematic-review
#4
Teryl K Nuckols, Emmett Keeler, Sally C Morton, Laura Anderson, Brian Doyle, Marika Booth, Roberta Shanman, Jonathan Grein, Paul Shekelle
Importance: Although quality improvement (QI) interventions can reduce central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI), their economic value is uncertain. Objective: To systematically review economic evaluations of QI interventions designed to prevent CLABSI and/or CRBSI in acute care hospitals. Evidence Review: A search of Ovid MEDLINE, Econlit, Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, New York Academy of Medicine's Grey Literature Report, Worldcat, prior systematic reviews (January 2004 to July 2016), and IDWeek conference abstracts (2013-2016), was conducted from 2013 to 2016...
October 24, 2016: JAMA Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730778/antibiotic-lock-therapy-in-the-era-of-gram-negative-resistance
#5
Rajeev Soman, Neha Gupta, Mitesh Suthar, Jatin Kothari, Alan Almeida, Anjali Shetty, Camilla Rodrigues
BACKGROUND: Central-line-associated blood-stream infection (CLABSI) is a highly consequential nosocomial infection. The most effective management includes the removal of the infected catheter. Retention of the catheter and antibiotic lock therapy (ALT) along with systemic antibiotics may be attempted only if there are unusual extenuating circumstances. CLABSIs due to Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) is more common in our setting and the organisms are often highly resistant. Hence, there is a need to explore the use of novel antimicrobials for catheter lock solutions along with antibiofilm agents...
February 2016: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27645121/risk-factors-for-persistent-bacteremia-in-infants-with-catheter-related-bloodstream-infection-due-to-coagulase-negative-staphylococcus-in-the-neonatal-intensive-care-unit
#6
Munehiro Furuichi, Isao Miyairi
BACKGROUND: Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS) is the predominant cause of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI). Infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) often suffer from CoNS CRBSI, which are often refractory to treatment. OBJECTIVES: We sought to evaluate risk factors for developing persistent bacteremia due to CoNS CRBSI in infants, in order to identify those who require early aggressive management. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective case-control study of infants in the NICU who developed CRBSI due to CoNS...
September 16, 2016: Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy: Official Journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27630843/microbiology-of-non-tunnelled-catheter-related-infections
#7
Shefali Gupta, Shrikara P Mallya, Ashok Bhat, Shrikala Baliga
INTRODUCTION: Aerobic bacterial infections often complicate vascular access in patients receiving haemodialysis, leading to Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections (CRBSI). Various studies report Gram - positive bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) in particular, as the most common aetiologic agent. Studies on microbiological analysis in this subset of population from India are very few. AIM: To examine clinical and bacteriological profiles of haemodialysis patients developing CRBSI, the antibiotic susceptibility of the bacteria isolated from these patients and determine nasal carriage of S...
July 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27582899/economic-impact-of-tegaderm-chlorhexidine-gluconate-chg-dressing-in-critically-ill-patients
#8
Praveen Thokala, Martin Arrowsmith, Edith Poku, Marissa Martyn-St James, Jeff Anderson, Steve Foster, Tom Elliott, Tony Whitehouse
PURPOSE: To estimate the economic impact of a Tegaderm(TM) chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) gel dressing compared with a standard intravenous (i.v.) dressing (defined as non-antimicrobial transparent film dressing), used for insertion site care of short-term central venous and arterial catheters (intravascular catheters) in adult critical care patients using a cost-consequence model populated with data from published sources. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A decision analytical cost-consequence model was developed which assigned each patient with an indwelling intravascular catheter and a standard dressing, a baseline risk of associated dermatitis, local infection at the catheter insertion site and catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI), estimated from published secondary sources...
September 2016: Journal of Infection Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27573387/comparative-effectiveness-of-30%C3%A2-trisodium-citrate-and-heparin-lock-solution-in-preventing-infection-and-dysfunction-of-hemodialysis-catheters-a-randomized-controlled-trial-citrim-trial
#9
Franklin Correa Barcellos, Bruno Pereira Nunes, Luciana Jorge Valle, Thiago Lopes, Bianca Orlando, Cintia Scherer, Marcia Nunes, Gabriela Araújo Duarte, Maristela Böhlke
BACKGROUND: Central venous catheters (CVC) are the only option when hemodialysis is needed for patients without definitive vascular access. However, CVC is associated with complications, such as infection, thrombosis, and dysfunction, leading to higher mortality and expenditures. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of 30 % trisodium citrate (TSC30 %) with heparin as CVC lock solutions in preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) and dysfunction in hemodialysis patients...
August 29, 2016: Infection
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27488325/catheter-related-blood-stream-infection-in-patients-receiving-long-term-home-parenteral-nutrition-tertiary-care-hospital-experience-in-saudi-arabia
#10
Esraa S Al-Tawil, Alanoud M Almuhareb, Hamdy M Amin
BACKGROUND/AIM: Parenteral nutrition (PN) is a lifesaving therapy for patients with many severe conditions, including intestinal failure. Some patients require long-term PN therapy, which makes home parenteral nutrition (HPN) an attractive option to improve the quality of life. Among the most common and serious complications observed in these patients are catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSIs). The aim of our study is to determine the frequency of CRBSI among patients receiving long-term HPN...
July 2016: Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27474228/the-long-term-effect-of-bundle-care-for-catheter-related-blood-stream-infection-5-year-follow-up
#11
Ho-Tsung Hsin, Meng-Shiuan Hsu, Jiann-Shing Shieh
OBJECTIVE: To address the importance of bundle care for catheter-related infection (CRBSI) on the basis of long-term observation in a catheter-abundant cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU). DESIGN: Prospective longitudinal cohort study. SETTING: CVICU of a tertiary referring medical centre in northern Taiwan. PARTICIPANTS: Around 1400 critically ill patients annually for 5 years in the CVICU (from January 2010 to June 2015)...
July 29, 2016: Postgraduate Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27461433/efficacy-of-ethanol-locks-to-reduce-the-incidence-of-catheter-related-bloodstream-infections-for-home-parenteral-nutrition-pediatric-patients-comparison-of-therapeutic-treatment-with-prophylactic-treatment
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Takafumi Kawano, Tatsuru Kaji, Shun Onishi, Koji Yamada, Waka Yamada, Kazuhiko Nakame, Motoi Mukai, Satoshi Ieiri
PURPOSE: Children with intestinal failure (IF) requiring central venous catheters (CVCs) often experience frequent catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), which is a serious and life-threatening complication. To reduce the incidence of CRBSI, prophylactic ethanol lock therapy (ELT) was initiated. METHODS: Patients with IF received home parenteral nutrition via a silicone tunneled CVC. All of them had received therapeutic ELT from January 2009 (first period) and prophylactic ELT from December 2012 (second period)...
September 2016: Pediatric Surgery International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27456299/a-randomized-trial-on-chlorhexidine-dressings-for-the-prevention-of-catheter-related-bloodstream-infections-in-neutropenic-patients
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L M Biehl, A Huth, J Panse, C Krämer, M Hentrich, M Engelhardt, K Schäfer-Eckart, G Kofla, M Kiehl, C-M Wendtner, M Karthaus, A J Ullmann, M Hellmich, H Christ, M J G T Vehreschild
BACKGROUND: Central venous catheter (CVC)-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) are a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Chlorhexidine containing catheter securement dressings may prevent CRBSI. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A multicenter randomized, controlled trial was conducted at 10 German hematology departments. We compared chlorhexidine-containing dressings with non-chlorhexidine control dressings in neutropenic patients...
October 2016: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27410189/skin-antisepsis-for-reducing-central-venous-catheter-related-infections
#14
REVIEW
Nai Ming Lai, Nai An Lai, Elizabeth O'Riordan, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Jacqueline E Taylor, Kenneth Tan
BACKGROUND: The central venous catheter (CVC) is a device used for many functions, including monitoring haemodynamic indicators and administering intravenous medications, fluids, blood products and parenteral nutrition. However, as a foreign object, it is susceptible to colonisation by micro-organisms, which may lead to catheter-related blood stream infection (BSI) and in turn, increased mortality, morbidities and health care costs. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of skin antisepsis as part of CVC care for reducing catheter-related BSIs, catheter colonisation, and patient mortality and morbidities...
July 13, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27402781/penetration-barrier-contributes-to-bacterial-biofilm-associated-resistance-against-only-select-antibiotics-and-exhibits-genus-strain-and-antibiotic-specific-differences
#15
Rachna Singh, Simmi Sahore, Preetinder Kaur, Alka Rani, Pallab Ray
Bacterial biofilms are implicated in a wide range of implant-based and chronic infections. These infections are often associated with adverse therapeutic outcomes, owing to the decreased antibiotic susceptibility of biofilms compared with their planktonic counterparts. This altered biofilm susceptibility has been attributed to multiple factors, including a reduced antibiotic penetration. Although several studies have addressed the role of penetration barrier in biofilm-associated drug resistance, it remains inconclusive...
August 2016: Pathogens and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27378009/chlorhexidine-silver-sulfadiazine-impregnated-venous-catheters-are-efficient-even-at-subclavian-sites-without-tracheostomy
#16
Leonardo Lorente, María Lecuona, Alejandro Jiménez, Judith Cabrera, Ruth Santacreu, Lisset Lorenzo, Lorena Raja, María L Mora
BACKGROUND: Chlorhexidine-silver sulfadiazine (CHSS)-impregnated catheters have been found to decrease the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) and central venous catheter (CVC)-related costs. However, there are no published data about cost-effectiveness of the use of CHSS-impregnated catheters in subclavian venous access without the presence of tracheostomy (thus, with a very low risk of CRBSI). That was the objective of this study. METHODS: This was a retrospective study of patients admitted to a mixed intensive care unit who underwent placement of subclavian venous catheters without the presence of tracheostomy...
December 1, 2016: American Journal of Infection Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27311311/comparison-of-alcoholic-chlorhexidine-and-povidone-iodine-cutaneous-antiseptics-for-the-prevention-of-central-venous-catheter-related-infection-a-cohort-and-quasi-experimental-multicenter-study
#17
Justine Pages, Pascal Hazera, Bruno Mégarbane, Damien du Cheyron, Marie Thuong, Jean-Jacques Dutheil, Xavier Valette, François Fournel, Leonard A Mermel, Jean-Paul Mira, Cédric Daubin, Jean-Jacques Parienti
PURPOSE: Compare the effectiveness of different cutaneous antiseptics in reducing risk of catheter-related infection in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. METHODS: We compared the risk of central venous catheter-related infection according to four-step (scrub, rinse, dry, and disinfect) alcoholic 5 % povidone-iodine (PVI-a, n = 1521), one-step (disinfect) alcoholic 2 % chlorhexidine (2 % CHX-a, n = 1116), four-step alcoholic <1 % chlorhexidine (<1 % CHX-a, n = 357), and four-step aqueous 10 % povidone-iodine (PVI, n = 368) antiseptics used for cutaneous disinfection and catheter care during the 3SITES multicenter randomized controlled trial...
September 2016: Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27192097/high-mics-for-vancomycin-and-daptomycin-and-complicated-catheter-related-bloodstream-infections-with-methicillin-sensitive-staphylococcus-aureus
#18
Rafael San-Juan, Esther Viedma, Fernando Chaves, Antonio Lalueza, Jesús Fortún, Elena Loza, Miquel Pujol, Carmen Ardanuy, Isabel Morales, Marina de Cueto, Elena Resino-Foz, Alejandra Morales-Cartagena, Alicia Rico, María P Romero, María Ángeles Orellana, Francisco López-Medrano, Mario Fernández-Ruiz, José María Aguado
We investigated the prognostic role of high MICs for antistaphylococcal agents in patients with methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus catheter-related bloodstream infection (MSSA CRBSI). We prospectively reviewed 83 episodes from 5 centers in Spain during April 2011-June 2014 that had optimized clinical management and analyzed the relationship between E-test MICs for vancomycin, daptomycin, oxacillin, and linezolid and development of complicated bacteremia by using multivariate analysis. Complicated MSSA CRBSI occurred in 26 (31...
June 2016: Emerging Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27152256/antimicrobial-impregnated-catheters-for-the-prevention-of-catheter-related-bloodstream-infections
#19
REVIEW
Leonardo Lorente
Central venous catheters are commonly used in critically ill patients. Such catheterization may entail mechanical and infectious complications. The interest in catheter-related infection lies in the morbidity, mortality and costs that it involved. Numerous contributions have been made in the prevention of catheter-related infection and the current review focuses on the possible current role of antimicrobial impregnated catheters to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI). There is evidence that the use of chlorhexidine-silver sulfadiazine (CHSS), rifampicin-minocycline, or rifampicin-miconazol impregnated catheters reduce the incidence of CRBSI and costs...
May 4, 2016: World Journal of Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27142044/efficacy-of-two-antiseptic-regimens-on-skin-colonization-of-insertion-sites-for-two-different-catheter-types-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#20
Juergen Thomas Lutz, Isabel Victoria Diener, Kerstin Freiberg, Robert Zillmann, Kija Shah-Hosseini, Harald Seifert, Bettina Berger-Schreck, Hilmar Wisplinghoff
PURPOSE: Catheter-related bloodstream infections affect patients in surgical and intensive care settings worldwide, causing complications, aggravation of existing symptoms and increased length of stay. The trial aimed at comparing two registered skin antiseptics with respect to their residual and therefore infection-preventing effects. METHODS: In a parallel, monocentric, prospective, triple-blind, randomized trial the difference in bacterial recolonization of catheter skin sites in central venous (CVC) and epidural catheters (EC) was investigated by comparing two alcoholic-based skin disinfectants...
May 3, 2016: Infection
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