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Table 1 Catheter-related local infections and catheter-related bloodstream infections with central venous catheters inserted at various sites

From: Central venous catheter-related infection in a prospective and observational study of 2,595 catheters

Site Number of CVCs Days of CVC Number of CRLIs ID of CRLIs % CVC with CRLI Number of CRBSIs ID of CRBSIs % CVC with CRBSIs
Subclavian 917 8,239 13 1.57 1.42% 8 0.97 0.87%
Jugular 1,390 8,361 64 7.65 4.60% 25 2.99 1.80%
Femoral 288 2,399 38 15.83 13.19% 20 8.34 6.94%
Total 2,595 18,999 115 6.05 4.43% 53 2.79 2.04%
  1. CRBSI, catheter-related bloodstream infection; CRLI, catheter-related local infection; CVC, central venous catheter; ID, incidence density defined as number of infections per 1,000 catheter-days.