Brief report| Volume 42, ISSUE 12, P1331-1333, December 2014

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Catheter salvage in home infusion patients with central line–associated bloodstream infection

      In a retrospective study of home infusion patients with central line–associated bloodstream infection, use of a central venous port, cancer diagnosis, and absence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome were associated with use of catheter salvage. Relapse of infection was uncommon.

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