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Modification of DiGiorgio et al for the Surveillance Definition of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) for a Patient with a Hematologic Malignancy

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Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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DiGiorgio et al modified the National Health and Safety Network (NHSN) definition of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) in patients with hematologic malignancy. This is meant to avoid false positive diagnosis caused by a mechanism other than the catheter. The authors are from the Cleveland Clinic.

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