Catheter related infections in Damas Hospital.


The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent of catheter-related infections in our Institution. We examined retrospectively 89 medical records of patients in whom an intravascular catheter tip culture were obtained during January through December 1991. Forty-seven catheter related infections were identified in 43 patients. There were 33 multiple… (More)


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@article{Lugo1994CatheterRI, title={Catheter related infections in Damas Hospital.}, author={L J Lugo and Nora Zapata and C H Ram{\'i}rez Ronda}, journal={Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico}, year={1994}, volume={86 4-6}, pages={37-41} }