Infection Prevention


Preventing infections is a critical part of kidney care. Germs are present in every setting, including your home and the dialysis facility. The best way to protect yourself is to know the facts about infection prevention.

Resources

ESRD Network Coordianting Center
Maintaining the Immune System
Kidney Transplant: Tackling Transplant Infections
Preventing Peritonitis: Peritonitis Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention
Preventing Peritonitis: Peritonitis Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention (Spanish)
Test Your Hand Hygiene Knowledge Tutorial
Clean Hands Count
How Do you Get an Infection?
Your Infection Prevention Guide

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Conversation Starter to Prevent Infection in Dialysis Patients