Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC issues updated bloodstream infection prevention guidelines

New guidelines, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) outline steps to eliminate bloodstream infections in patients with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Catheters linked to most bloodstream infections in dialysis patients

Using catheters to access the blood during hemodialysis continues to be linked with increased rates of bloodstream infections, according to a recent analysis of data from US dialysis facilities. The findings appear in an ...

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