Patient and central venous catheter related risk factors for blood stream infections in children receiving chemotherapy.

@article{Yacobovich2015PatientAC,
  title={Patient and central venous catheter related risk factors for blood stream infections in children receiving chemotherapy.},
  author={Joanne Yacobovich and Tal Ben-Ami and Tameemi Abdalla and Hannah Tamary and Gal Goldstein and Michael Weintraub and Isaac Yaniv and Amos Toren and Gili Kenet and Shoshana Revel-Vilk},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={471-6}
}
BACKGROUND The use of central venous catheters (CVCs) has greatly improved the quality of care in children receiving chemotherapy, yet these catheters may cause serious infectious complications. The aim of this prospective registry study was to assess the host and CVC-related risk factors for blood stream infections (BSIs). PROCEDURE Patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING