Last updated on February 2008

A Novel Catheter Lock Solution for Treatment of Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheter-Associated Bacteremia


Brief description of study

The primary objective is to investigate the ability of systemic intravenous antibiotic plus antibiotic/anti-biofilm (i.e. N-acetylcysteine) lock catheter technique in eradicating uncomplicated catheter associated bacteremia and salvaging the infected vascular catheter. Secondary objectives include duration to clearance of bacteremia, future recurrence of bacteremia, need for catheter removal and death.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00614679

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Recruitment Status: Open


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