Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia bloodstream infections traced to the use of Ringer lactate solution as multiple-dose vial for catheter flushing, Phnomh Penh, Cambodia

B. De Smet, C. Veng, L. Kruy, C. Kham, J. van Griensven, J. Peeters, S. Ieng, T. Phe, E. Vlieghe, P. Vandamme, J. Jacobs

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Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)832-837
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Bacterial diseases
  • Burkholderia cepacia
  • Fibrosis
  • Outbreaks
  • Hospitals
  • Blood culture
  • Mortality
  • Patient care management
  • Catheterization
  • Ringer lactate
  • Disinfectants
  • Sterility
  • Bacteremia
  • Blood contamination
  • Cambodia
  • Asia-Southeast

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