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Causes of Central line infection

Causes of Central line infection

A central line infection is caused by contamination of a catheter with bacteria or yeast from another part of the patient's body or from a caregiver.

Primary Cause of Central line infection

The primary cause of Central line infection is the result:

  • of transmission from another person under rare circumstances, such as immunocompromised people or during surgery with contaminated surgical tools, or according to "rare circumstances" as noted from reputable sources.

Central line infection: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Central line infection, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Central line infection:

Central line infection: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Central line infection: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Central line infection:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Central line infection may be found in:


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