Previously published guidelines provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute-care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) prevention efforts. 

See Table 1 for a complete summary of the recommendations contained in this document.

Authors: Niccolò Buetti, Jonas Marschall, Marci Drees, Mohamad G. Fakih, Lynn Hadaway, Lisa L. Maragakis, Elizabeth Monsees, Shannon Novosad, Naomi P. O’Grady, Mark E. Rupp, Joshua Wolf, Deborah Yokoe, Leonard A. Mermel

Publication: Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Publisher: Cambridge University Press