Incidence and risk factors of infections associated with peripheral intravenous catheters.

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AIM To study the incidence and risk factors of bacterial colonisation of peripheral venous catheters during the early neonatal period. DESIGN Prospective observational clinical study. SETTING Level II neonatal intensive care unit. PATIENTS Consecutive neonates in whom peripheral catheter was inserted were recruited. METHODS The insertion site was… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1757177416631415

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@article{Serane2016IncidenceAR, title={Incidence and risk factors of infections associated with peripheral intravenous catheters.}, author={Tiroumourougane V Serane and Bhuvaneswari Kothendaraman}, journal={Journal of infection prevention}, year={2016}, volume={17 3}, pages={115-120} }