Published in Blood Weekly, July 13th, 2006
"Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, bacteremia is frequently found in cancer patients. This study attempted to determine how often the catheters were the source of this infection and the risk factors associated with catheter-related bacteremias," scientists in the United States reported.
"The microbiology records were retrospectively reviewed of all cancer patients having S. maltophilia bacteremia and indwelling central venous catheters, seen between January 1998 and January 2004. In a multivariate analysis the patients'...
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