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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 921617, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/921617
Research Article

An In Vivo Rabbit Model for the Evaluation of Antimicrobial Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter to Reduce Microbial Migration and Colonization as Compared to an Uncoated PICC

1Innovotech Inc., Suite 101, 2011 94th Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6N 1H1
2Research and Development Department, Teleflex Medical Incorporated, 2400 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, USA
3Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2V2

Received 9 January 2012; Accepted 6 May 2012

Academic Editor: Oreste Gualillo

Copyright © 2012 Nicholas D. Allan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Nicholas D. Allan, Kamna Giare-Patel, and Merle E. Olson, “An In Vivo Rabbit Model for the Evaluation of Antimicrobial Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter to Reduce Microbial Migration and Colonization as Compared to an Uncoated PICC,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2012, Article ID 921617, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/921617