- •Central line-associated bloodstream infections are important and preventable healthcare-associated infections.
- •Participation in continous national surveillance leads to a significant reduction of CLABSIs.
- •Further improvements in policy support for hospitals lacking infection control resources are needed.
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Funding/support: This work was supported by the Research Program [2016E2300200] funded by the Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention , 2016.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.