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What does CLABSI stand for?

CLABSI stands for Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection

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The first report of the Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections Prevention Project found a 33 percent drop among reporting hospitals for central line-associated bloodstream infections in 2009 and a 26 percent drop the following year.
She notes, for example, that some organizations have failed to adopt best practices, such as the use of a checklist to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections, which have proven to reduce errors.