Minocycline-EDTA lock solution prevents catheter-related bacteremia in hemodialysis.

  title={Minocycline-EDTA lock solution prevents catheter-related bacteremia in hemodialysis.},
  author={Rodrigo Peixoto Campos and Marcelo Mazza do Nascimento and Domingos Candiota Chula and Miguel Carlos Riella},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={22 10},
There is growing concern about the development of antibacterial resistance with the use of antibiotics in catheter lock solutions. The use of an antibiotic that is not usually used to treat other serious infections may be an alternative that may reduce the clinical impact should resistance develop. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to compare a solution of minocycline and EDTA with the conventional unfractionated heparin for the prevention of catheter-related bacteremia in hemodialysis… CONTINUE READING
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