Central line-associated bloodstream infection among children with biliary atresia listed for liver transplantation
Nicole D Triggs, Stacey Beer, Ryan W Himes, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Sonam Mokha, College of Arts and Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States
Kat Hosek, Outcomes and Impact Service, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Danielle Guffey, Charles G Minard, Dan L. Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Flor M Munoz, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
Author contributions: Triggs ND, Beer S and Himes RW contributed to research design; Triggs ND, Beer S, Mokha S, Hosek K, Guffey D, Minard CG, Munoz FM and Himes RW contributed to acquisition and analysis of data, drafting and/or critical revision of manuscript; all authors approval of final version of manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Baylor College of Medicine Institutional Review Board and granted waiver of informed consent.
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Corresponding author: Ryan W Himes, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin St, MWT 1010, Houston, TX 77030, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 14, 2018
Peer-review started: November 15, 2018
First decision: December 21, 2018
Revised: January 15, 2019
Accepted: January 26, 2019
Article in press: January 26, 2019
Published online: February 27, 2019