Accuracy and Cost-Effectiveness of New Tests for Diagnosis of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Lancet. 1999 Oct 30;354(9189):1487-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(99)00258-5.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Blood Specimen Collection / methods*
  • Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
  • Colony Count, Microbial / methods
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cytodiagnosis / economics
  • Cytodiagnosis / methods*
  • Humans
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Sepsis / diagnosis*
  • Sepsis / etiology
  • Staining and Labeling / methods
  • Time Factors