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Infection Associated with Percutaneous Catheter | Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for infection associated with a percutaneous intravascular catheter.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Cardiology
General Surgery
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

risk factors, complications, failure handling and therapy escalation

ICD-10:

A49.9, T82.7, T85.7

Description:

A percutaneous intravascular catheter may become infected and be the source of bacteremia in a patient. A number of risk factors may increase the risk for catheter related infection.

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