- Comparison between the jugular and subclavian vein as insertion site for central venous catheters: microbiological aspects and risk factors for colonization and infectionGeraldo Sadoyama
Laboratory of Microbiology ARIMP Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlandia MG, Brazil
Braz J Infect Dis 7:142-8. 2003..Health professionals should be aware of this potential source of infection at the CVC insertion site...
- Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus: microbiology and risk factorsGeraldo Sadoyma
Laboratory of Microbiology, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlância MG, Brazil
Braz J Infect Dis 10:100-6. 2006..03; odds ratio (OR) =6.89) and catheter tip (p=0.01; OR=7.95). The CR-BSI rate was high; it was mainly associated with S. aureus, and skin colonization at the insertion site and on the catheter tip were important risk factors for CR-BSI...