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Table 2 Rates of colonization of the study and control catheters

From: Impact of catheter antimicrobial coating on species-specific risk of catheter colonization: a meta-analysis

Study Mean catheter dwell time (test catheter days vs. control catheter days) Number of CVC studied (test vs. control) Colonization
    n Rate per 1000 days
Goldschmidt et al. 1995 [10] 13.3 vs 12.7 120 vs 113 54 (45.1%) vs 50 (44.2%) 33.8 vs 34.8
Bach et al. 1996 [11] 7.8 vs 7.8 116 vs 117 21 (18.1%) vs 36 (30.8%) 23.2 vs 39.4
Ciresi et al. 1996 [12] 12.9 vs 11.5 124 vs 127 10 (10.9%) vs 12 (12.1%) 6.3 vs 8.2
van Heerden et al. 1996 [13] 6.6 vs .6.8 28 vs 26 4 (14.3%) vs 10 (38.5%) 21.6 vs 56.6
Maki et al. 1997 [5] 6 vs 6 208 vs 195 28 (13.5%) vs 47 (24.1%) 22.4 vs 40.2
Heard et al. 1998 [7] 8.5 vs 9.0 151 vs 157 60 (39.7%) vs 81 (51.6%) 46.7 vs 57.3
Bach et al 1999 [14] 4.5 vs 2.3 34 vs 33 9 (26.5%) vs 7 (21.2%) 58.8 vs 52.2
Collin et al. 1999 [15] 9.0 vs 7.3 98 vs 139 2 (2.0%) vs 25 (18%) 2.3 vs 24.6
Hannan et al. 1999 [16] 7.5 vs 7.6 174 vs 177 47 (27.2%) vs 71 (40.2%) 36.0 vs 52.8
Marik et al. 1999 [17] 6 vs 6 vs 6 36 vs 38 vs 39 7 (19.4%) vs 4 (10.5%) vs 11 (28.2%) 32.4 vs 17.5 vs 47.0
Sheng et al. 2000 [18] 9.1 vs 8.2 113 vs 122 9 (7.1%) vs 25 (20.5%) 8.8 vs 25
Jaeger et al. 2001 [19] 14.8 vs 19.3 25 vs 25 4 (16.0%) vs 4 (16.0%) 10.8 vs 8.3
Corral et al. 2003 [20] 12 vs14 103 vs 103 29 (28.2%) vs 41 (39.8%) 23.5 vs 27.7
Brun-Buisson et al. 2004 [21] 10.5 vs 12.0 188 vs 175 7 (3.7%) vs 23 (13.1%) 3.6 vs 11.0
Leon et al. 2004 [22] 10.3 vs 10.4 187 vs 180 20 (10.7%) vs 45 (25.0%) 10.4 vs 24.0
Yucel et al. 2004 [23] 7.5 vs 6.7 118 vs 105 6 (5.1%) vs 38 (36.2%) 6.8 vs 54.0
Dunser et al. 2005 [24] 9.3 vs 9.7 vs 10.7 160 vs 165 vs 160 27 (16.9%) vs 12 (7.3%) vs 19 (11.9%) 18.1 vs 7.5 vs 11.9
Rupp et al. 2005 [8] 6.9 vs. 6.7 384 vs 393 32 (9.3%) vs 59 (16.3%) 12.1 vs 22.4
Osma et al. 2006 [25] 11.7 vs 8.9 64 vs 69 14 (21.9%) vs 14 (20.3%) 18.7 vs 22.8
Kalfon et al. 2007 [26] 13.1 vs 12.9 320 vs 297 47 (14.7%) vs 36 (12.1%) 11.2 vs 9.4
Raad et al. 1997 [9] 6 vs 6 130 vs 136 11 (8·5%) vs 36 (26·5%) 14.1 vs 44.1