International Journal of Nephrology / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Surface-Treated versus Untreated Large-Bore Catheters as Vascular Access in Hemodialysis and Apheresis Treatments

Table 3

Microbiological examinations of 105 untreated and 54 surface-treated catheters.

MicroorganismsUntreated ( )%Treated ( )% value

Negative47452648n.s.
S. aureus31292138n.s.
S. epidermidis7712n.s.
Pseudomonas1100n.s.
Enterobacter1112n.s.
Others1817510n.s.

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