Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) constitute an important cause of hospital-acquired infection associated with morbidity, mortality and cost. The aim of these guidelines is to provide updated recommendations for the diagnosis and management of CRBSI in adults. Prevention of CRBSI is excluded. The panel identified 39 key topics that were formulated in accordance with the PICO format.

Authors: Fernando Chavesa, José Garnacho-Monterob, José Luis del Pozo (Coordinators)c,∗,
Emilio Bouzad, José Antonio Capdevilae, Marina de Cuetof, M.Ángeles Domínguezg, Jaime Estebanh, Nuria Fernández-Hidalgoi, Marta Fernández Sampedroj, Jesús Fortúnk, María Guembel, Leonardo Lorentem, Jose Ramón Pañon, Paula Ramírezo, Miguel Salavertp, Miguel Sánchezq, Jordi Vallés

Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica (English ed.), Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2018, Pages 112-119

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