Advances in prevention and management of central line-associated bloodstream infections in patients with cancer.

@article{Raad2014AdvancesIP,
  title={Advances in prevention and management of central line-associated bloodstream infections in patients with cancer.},
  author={Issam I. Raad and Anne-Marie P Chaftari},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={59 Suppl 5},
  pages={S340-3}
}
Central lines, which are essential for treating cancer, are associated with at least 400,000 episodes of bloodstream infection in patients with cancer every year in the United States. Effective novel interventions for preventing and managing these infections include antimicrobial-coated catheters and antimicrobial lock solutions. 
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