Published in Blood Weekly, October 19th, 2000
"BSI are common complications of stem cell transplantation (SCT)," stated W.G. Nichols and colleagues from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), the Swedish Medical Center, Washington, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Georgia. "Many BSIs are associated with Hickman catheters (HC), which are essential for the home-infusion requirements of many of our patients.
"In August of 1998, we noted an increased rate of gram-negative rod (GNR) BSI among...
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