exit-site infection

exit-site infection

Infectious disease A catheter-related infection which occurs in central venous catheters Clinical Erythema, tenderness, induration of skin and subcutaneous tissue that extends > 2 cm from the skin exit site. See Central venous catheter.
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Mupirocin for preventing exit-site infection and peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis.
Lastly, PD-specific data extracted was system type (Baxter or Fresenius), length of time on PD, type of PD regimen (CAPD or APD), membrane type, dialysis adequacy, number of episodes of peritonitis, number of episodes of exit-site infection, type and number of PD complications (leaks, hernia, blockage), and reasons for leaving PD.
Atypical mycobacterial exit-site infection and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients on prophylactic exit-site gentamicin cream.
Provides data to support evidencebased research on exit-site infection prevention.
However, catheter exit-site infection was more frequent in patients with clinical sepsis (Figure).
In June, the patient developed a suspected catheter exit-site infection, and the temporary dialysis catheter was removed; cultures of the exit site and catheter tip subsequently grew S.
Prevention of exit-site infection should be initiated immediately post-catheter insertion.
The number of patients who do not meet current ISPD adequacy guidelines, incidence of exit-site infection and peritonitis rates are detailed and analysed.
Data from the 2009 study reported 59,828 patient days with one runnel infection, one exit-site infection, and three cases of septicemia.
Appropriate clinical assessment and management of the CVC exit site is vital, as it is a source of microbial colonization leading to exit-site infection and the potential for subsequent bacteremia and sepsis (Jones, 1998).
Exit-site infection was reduced by 72%, tip colonization by 52%, and CRBs by 93% in the povidone-iodine group.