PICC Line Bloodstream Infections in Patients with Cancer: Big Gun Antibiotics Necessary

“Our local recommendation is to perform a Doppler ultrasound for every patient with a central-line associated bloodstream infection, even if there are no symptoms of thrombosis, as the duration of antibiotic therapy is extended in case of thrombosis, in association with an anticoagulation treatment,” states Dr. Anne Thiebaut-Bertrand, MD, hematologist. Dr. Thiebaut-Bertrand's report “Early PICC-line [...]