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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In the period previous to sample collection, no peritonitis of fungal origin was recorded, and only one exit-site infection episode was recorded from fungal origin, namely, due to C.
He had an episode of PD catheter exit-site infection with Staphylococcus aureus and Corynebacterium species a year ago that was treated with antibiotics.
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.
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.
[15] The Mupirocin Study Group, "Nasal mupirocin prevents Staphylococcus aureus exit-site infection during peritoneal dialysis," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
Exit-site infection of peritoneal catheter is reduced by the use of polyhexanide.
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.