CDC Vital Signs
Preventing Bloodstream Infections in People on Dialysis
Actions to Reduce Inequities Can Save Lives
Dialysis treatment for end-stage kidney disease puts patients at higher risk for staph bloodstream infections, which can be serious and even deadly. Black and Hispanic patients on dialysis are more likely than White patients to get a staph bloodstream infection. Learn how improving inequities in treatment and care can reduce infections and save lives.
The CDC Vital Signs reports cover an important health threat and what can be done to drive down the disease.
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