Stpahylococcus aureus biofilms on central venous haemodialysis catheters Biofilmes de Staphylococcus aureus em cateter venoso central em hemodiálise

Biofilm bacterial infections are common in patients undergoing treatment with haemodialysis. This study involved 16 patients (7 males, 9 females; ages from 22 to 81 with an average age of 50) who had had a total of 25 temporary haemodialysis polyurethane catheter insertions into the subclavian vein...

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Main Authors: Elisabeth Eyko Aoki, Antonio Carlos Pizzolitto, Lourdes Botelho Garcia, Elisabeth Loshchagin Pizzolitto
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia 2005-12-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1517-83822005000400007