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High proportion of healthcare-associated urinary tract infection in the absence of prior exposure to urinary catheter: a cross-sectional study

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Ruef, Christian
Mühlemann, Kathrin
Troillet, Nicolas
Petignat, Christiane
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Published in Meeting abstracts from International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2017). 2013, vol. 2, no. 1, p. 5
Abstract Exposure to urinary catheters is considered the most important risk factor for healthcare-associated urinary tract infection (UTI) and is associated with significant morbidity and substantial extra-costs. In this study, we assessed the impact of urinary catheterisation (UC) on symptomatic healthcare-associated UTI among hospitalized patients.
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PMID: 23391300
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline et hygiène hospitalière (330)
Epidémiologie clinique (115)
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UCKAY, Ilker et al. High proportion of healthcare-associated urinary tract infection in the absence of prior exposure to urinary catheter: a cross-sectional study. In: Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 2013, vol. 2, n° 1, p. 5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32350

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