May 13, 2013
7:00 am

Following CDC Protocols Cuts Dialysis Bloodstream Infections in Half – Press Release

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released results of its Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative showing a 32 percent decrease in overall bloodstream infections and a 54 percent decrease in vascular access-related bloodstream infections after CDC prevention guidelines were used. Vascular access-related bloodstream infections are those related to devices used to access the bloodstream for hemodialysis.

This article originally appeared here: The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

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