Antisepsis

The destruction of germs causing disease.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Since the patient's skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical-site infection, optimization of… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria together with the limited success of sepsis therapeutics has lead to an urgent… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Indwelling vascular catheters are a leading source of bloodstream infections in critically ill patients and cancer patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
These guidelines have been developed for practitioners who insert catheters and for persons responsible for surveillance and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The role of LL-37, a human cationic antimicrobial peptide, in the immune system is not yet clearly understood. It is a widely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Surgical site infections prolong hospital stays, are among the leading nosocomial causes of morbidity, and a source of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A multicenter prospective, randomized, controlled trial, with 0.5% tincture of chlorhexidene versus 10% povidone-iodine as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Cross-transmission of microorganisms by the hands of health care workers is considered the main route of spread of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
More than 90% of all intravascular device-related septicaemias are due to central venous or arterial catheters. To assess the… (More)
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