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Descriptor English: Catheter-Related Infections
Descriptor Spanish: Infecciones Relacionadas con Catéteres
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecções Relacionadas a Cateter
Descriptor French: Infections sur cathéters
Entry term(s): Catheter Associated Infections
Catheter Related Infections
Catheter-Associated Infection
Catheter-Associated Infections
Catheter-Related Infection
Infection, Catheter-Associated
Infection, Catheter-Related
Infections, Catheter-Associated
Infections, Catheter-Related
Tree number(s): C01.195
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055499
Scope note: Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
Annotation: coordinate with CROSS INFECTION if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: specific catheterization/adverse effects (1977-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Catheter Obstruction MeSH
Cross Infection MeSH
DeCS ID: 53052
Unique ID: D055499
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Catheter-Related Infections - Preferred
Concept UI M0518001
Scope note Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
Preferred term Catheter-Related Infections
Entry term(s) Catheter Associated Infections
Catheter Related Infections
Catheter-Associated Infection
Catheter-Associated Infections
Catheter-Related Infection
Infection, Catheter-Associated
Infection, Catheter-Related
Infections, Catheter-Associated
Infections, Catheter-Related



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