"What the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't grieve over": epidemiology and risk factors for bloodstream infections following cardiac catheterization.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

No standard definition exists for surveillance and characterization of the epidemiology of bloodstream infections (BSIs) after cardiac catheterization (CC) procedures. We proposed a novel case definition and determined the epidemiology and risk factors of BSIs after CC procedure using this new definition.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dicks, KV; Staheli, R; Anderson, DJ; Miller, BA; Jones, WS; Harrison, JK; Sexton, DJ; Moehring, RW; Chen, LF

Published Date

  • August 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 837 - 841

PubMed ID

  • 22759552

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3628726

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1559-6834

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/666739


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States