Bloodstream infections in paediatric cancer patients. Prospective comparative study in 2 university hospitals.

@article{Krenn2011BloodstreamII,
  title={Bloodstream infections in paediatric cancer patients. Prospective comparative study in 2 university hospitals.},
  author={Thomas Krenn and Gudrun Fleischhack and Olga Moser and Dagmar Dilloo and Udo Bode and Stefan Gr{\"a}ber and Rhoikos Furtw{\"a}ngler and Norbert Graf and Andr{\'e} Ruediger Simon},
  journal={Klinische Padiatrie},
  year={2011},
  volume={223 6},
  pages={335-40}
}
BACKGROUND Preventive approaches (including those related to care of long term central venous catheters, CVADs) and the incidence of bloodstream infections (BSI) in 2 German university affiliated paediatric oncology units. PATIENTS AND METHODS Non-interventional prospective observational study using the Oncoped surveillance module. Center A included 85 patients in 31 months and Center B 84 patients in 21 months. The populations did not differ in terms of age, gender, malignancy and disease… CONTINUE READING