- •Prophylactic antibiotics for TIVAD placement and TIVAD infections were evaluated.
- •Prophylactic antibiotics did not reduce TIVAD infection rate.
- •Infections were associated with inpatient placement.
- •Routine use of prophylactic antibiotics with TIVAD placement should be avoided.
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