Current definitions of central line-associated bloodstream infection: is the emperor wearing clothes?
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Catheterization, Central Venous
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Published Version (Please cite this version)10.1086/657583
Publication InfoSexton, Daniel J; Chen, Luke F; & Anderson, Deverick J (2010). Current definitions of central line-associated bloodstream infection: is the emperor wearing clothes?. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(12). pp. 1286-1289. 10.1086/657583. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/4164.
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Professor of Medicine
Hospital epidemiology, infection control, antibiotic stewardship, multidrug-resistant organisms, device-related infections, surgical site infections, catheter-associated bloodstream infections, cost of infections, infections in community hospitals
Associate Professor of Medicine
Epidemiology, Infection Prevention, Infection Control, Outbreak Investigations, Multi-drug resistant organisms, multidrug-resistant gram-negative pathogens MDR GNR (e.g. ESBL, CRE, KPC, NDM-1), C. difficile, MRSA infections health care epidemiology, HIV medicine, respiratory viral infections, infection control and prevention, health care-associated infections including bloodstream and surgical-site infections
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Professor Emeritus of Medicine
During the past 8 years my research interests have changed from a focus on tick-borne disease and endocarditis to a primary focus on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Specifically, I have been interested in HAIs in community hospitals. Using prospective data collected as part of our surveillance activities in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON), I and my colleagues have focused on these specific areas of research: • The accuracy and reliability of s
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