Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview

The use of central venous catheters for hemodialysis continues to grow worldwide, despite the efforts of many specialists. Patients with end-stage renal disease have impaired immunity, which is why infections are the most common complication seen in them. It worsens their quality of life and is a ma...

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Main Authors: Biser K. Borisov, Hristina Y. Hitkova, Stela P. Linkova
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Pensoft Publishers 2021-02-01
Series:Folia Medica
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Online Access:https://foliamedica.bg/article/53131/download/pdf/
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spelling doaj-8d930c684579423993a3e7e2f83d60502021-09-28T14:38:06ZengPensoft PublishersFolia Medica 1314-21432021-02-0163114815210.3897/folmed.63.e5313153131Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overviewBiser K. Borisov0Hristina Y. Hitkova1Stela P. Linkova2Medical University of PlevenMedical University of PlevenMedical University of PlevenThe use of central venous catheters for hemodialysis continues to grow worldwide, despite the efforts of many specialists. Patients with end-stage renal disease have impaired immunity, which is why infections are the most common complication seen in them. It worsens their quality of life and is a major cause of high morbidity and mortality, especially in hemodialysis patients.We report two cases of catheter-related bloodstream infection in hemodialysis patients caused by Ochrobactrum anthropi, which are the first reported cases in Bulgaria and present a brief literature review of the known facts.https://foliamedica.bg/article/53131/download/pdf/catheter-related infectionhemodialysis treatment
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Hristina Y. Hitkova
Stela P. Linkova
Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
Folia Medica
catheter-related infection
hemodialysis treatment
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Hristina Y. Hitkova
Stela P. Linkova
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title Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
title_short Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
title_full Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
title_fullStr Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
title_full_unstemmed Tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with Ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from Bulgaria and a brief overview
title_sort tunnelled hemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infection with ochrobactrum anthropi: a report of the first two cases from bulgaria and a brief overview
publisher Pensoft Publishers
series Folia Medica
issn 1314-2143
publishDate 2021-02-01
description The use of central venous catheters for hemodialysis continues to grow worldwide, despite the efforts of many specialists. Patients with end-stage renal disease have impaired immunity, which is why infections are the most common complication seen in them. It worsens their quality of life and is a major cause of high morbidity and mortality, especially in hemodialysis patients.We report two cases of catheter-related bloodstream infection in hemodialysis patients caused by Ochrobactrum anthropi, which are the first reported cases in Bulgaria and present a brief literature review of the known facts.
topic catheter-related infection
hemodialysis treatment
url https://foliamedica.bg/article/53131/download/pdf/
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