Chapter 41. Non-Access-Related Nosocomial Infections in Hemodialysis

  1. Donald A. Molony MD1,2 and
  2. Jonathan C. Craig MD, PhD3,4
  1. Brett W. Stephens MD1,2 and
  2. Donald A. Molony MD1,2

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch41

Evidence-Based Nephrology

Evidence-Based Nephrology

How to Cite

Stephens, B. W. and Molony, D. A. (2008) Non-Access-Related Nosocomial Infections in Hemodialysis, in Evidence-Based Nephrology (eds D. A. Molony and J. C. Craig), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch41

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia

  4. 4

    Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139755

Online ISBN: 9781444303391

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Keywords:

  • non-access-related infections;
  • pathogenesis of nosocomial infections;
  • dialysis-related infections;
  • maximum allowable contaminant levels in water;
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV);
  • dialyzer reuse

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Epidemiology

  • Dialysis-related infections

  • Water quality

  • Dialyzer reuse

  • Guidelines and recommendations

  • Summary

  • References