Matthew T. James, MD; Joslyn Conley, MSc, MD; Marcello Tonelli, MD, SM; Braden J. Manns, MD, MSc; Jennifer MacRae, MD, MSc; Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, PhD, MD; Alberta Kidney Disease Network
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Drs. C.K. Jacobs, T.F. Saad, M.G.H. Betjes, C.E. Lok, and A.K. Saxena for providing additional study information.
Grant Support: By the Alberta Kidney Disease Network. Dr. James was supported by a KRESCENT award from the Kidney Foundation of Canada and an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Award. Drs. Tonelli and Hemmelgarn were supported by Population Health Investigator Awards from the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. Drs. Tonelli, Manns, and Hemmelgarn were supported by New Investigator Awards from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
Requests for Single Reprints: Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, PhD, MD, Division of Nephrology, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street Northwest, Calgary, T2N 2T9 Alberta, Canada; e-mail, Brenda.Hemmelgarn@CalgaryHealthRegion.ca.
Current Author Addresses: Drs. James, Conley, Manns, MacRae, and Hemmelgarn: University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street Northwest, Calgary, T2N 2T9 Alberta, Canada.
Dr. Tonelli: University of Alberta, 7-129 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, T6G 2G3 Alberta, Canada.
James MT, Conley J, Tonelli M, Manns BJ, MacRae J, Hemmelgarn BR, et al. Meta-analysis: Antibiotics for Prophylaxis against Hemodialysis Catheter–Related Infections. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148:596-605. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-8-200804150-00004
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(8):596-605.
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