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Implantable venous port-related infections in cancer patients.

Authors
  • Huang, Wen-Tsung
  • Chen, Tsai-Yun
  • Su, Wu-Chou
  • Yen, Chia-Jui
  • Tsao, Chao-Jung
Type
Published Article
Journal
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2004
Volume
12
Issue
3
Pages
197–201
Identifiers
PMID: 14727170
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Gram-negative bacilli, especially the glucose-non-fermenting pathogens, tend to be the major microorganisms that account for port-related infections, and the infections run a benign course, even those developed in septicemia.

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