Catheter associated urinary tract infection within care of the elderly facilities: results from a Scottish pilot study

Abigail Mullings, Fiona Murdoch, Jacqui Reilly

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Abstract

Following a review of the current methodology for catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) surveillance in Scotland a protocol was developed by Health Protection Scotland incorporating infection definitions based on clinical signs and symptoms rather than microbiology criteria.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-36
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Infection Prevention
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

Keywords

  • catheters
  • UTI
  • elderly people

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