Université de Fribourg

Catheter-related infections: does the spectrum of microbial causes change over time? A nationwide surveillance study

Buetti, Niccolò ; Priore, Elia Lo ; Atkinson, Andrew ; Widmer, Andreas F ; Kronenberg, Andreas ; Marschall, Jonas ; Swiss Centre for Antibiotic Resistance (ANRESIS)

In: BMJ Open, 2018, vol. 8, no. 12, p. e023824

Objectives To estimate the incidence and epidemiology of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) on a national scale by using prospective epidemiological data from the Swiss Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance System (ANRESIS). Design Observational study. Setting National surveillance from 2008 to 2015 of acute hospitals in Switzerland. Participants We included acute Swiss hospitals...