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Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line–associated bloodstream infections.

Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line-associated bloodstream infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34(8):780-4. doi:10.1086/671280.

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July 31, 2013
Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34(8):780-4.

Twenty-seven states mandate reporting of central line–associated bloodstream infections. However, these regulations do not appear to have any effect on infection rates.

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Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line-associated bloodstream infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34(8):780-4. doi:10.1086/671280.