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Central line-associated blood stream infections drop


The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of central line-associated blood stream infections decreased by 58% between 2001 and 2009, representing up to 6,000 lives saved.  Read more at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm60e0301a1.htm?s_cid=mm60e0301a1_w..

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