Taurolidine-Citrate Line Locks Prevent Recurrent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection in Pediatric Patients.

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Taurolidine-Citrate Line Locks Prevent Recurrent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection in Pediatric Patients.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Sep 10;:

Authors: Clark J, Graham N, Kleidon T, Ullman A

Abstract
This study describes a successful, targeted intervention in central venous access device routine care, to decrease central line associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Taurolidine-Citrate locks significantly reduced the rate of CLABSI, particularly Gram negative organisms without adverse events.

PMID: 30204661 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]