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.
- elderly people
Mullings, A., Murdoch, F., & Reilly, J. (2011). Catheter associated urinary tract infection within care of the elderly facilities: results from a Scottish pilot study. Journal of Infection Prevention, 12(1), 32-36 . https://doi.org/10.1177/1757177410381660