“We report the case of a 44-year-old man with total parenteral nutrition (TPN) for short-bowel syndrome who was diagnosed with his 17th central-line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). He had primarily been admitted to a single hospital unit during the period of his multiple infections. A timeline of his infections is provided in Figure 1. This case report was reviewed by the IRB of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and determined to be not human-subjects research. The patient provided consent to have his case information published.”Reference:
Pek Z, Canepa H, Gregg KL, Cabunoc MK, Leekha S, Baghdadi JD. Recurrent central-line-associated bloodstream infection in a single high-risk patient. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Aug 1:1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.190. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35912686.