Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

June 21, 2009 at 8:24 pm Leave a comment

Clinical Infectious Diseases  July 1, 2009  V.49  N.1  p.1–45


Leonard A. Mermel,1 Michael Allon,2 Emilio Bouza,9 Donald E. Craven,3 Patricia Flynn,4 Naomi P. O’Grady,5 Issam I. Raad,6 Bart J. A. Rijnders,10 Robert J. Sherertz,7 and David K. Warren8

1Division of Infectious Diseases, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 2University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama; 3Tufts University School of Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts; 4St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Children’s Infection Defense Center, Memphis, Tennessee; 5National Institutes of Health, Critical Care Medicine Department, Bethesda, Maryland; 6Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas-Cancer Center, Houston; 7Section of Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; 8Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri; 9Servicio de Microbiología Cliínica y E. Infecciosas Hospital General “Gregorio Marañón,” Madrid, Spain; and 10Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

These updated guidelines replace the previous management guidelines published in 2001. The guidelines are intended for use by health care providers who care for patients who either have these infections or may be at risk for them.



Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, GUIDELINES, Health Care-Associated Infections, Infecciones asociadas a catater IV, Metodos diagnosticos.

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