P018: A prospective study of catheter associated urinary tract infections and rationalisation of antibiotic use in a tertiary care centre in North India

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Methods A prospective cohort longitudinal study was conducted by recruiting seventy consecutive patients with catheter in situ over a period of three months. Patients were categorized as symptomatic and asymptomatic CAUTI based on the CDC definition. Demographic profile, primary & other co-morbidities, type of catheter, indication and duration of catheterization, details of surgical procedure performed, antibiotic prophylaxis and therapy were noted .The bed occupancy rate, device utilization rates, total device days and device associated infections (DAI) rate were calculated using standard definitions. Microbiological data were noted and analysed. Data analysed using SPSS-17.

DOI: 10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-P18

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@inproceedings{Taneja2013P018AP, title={P018: A prospective study of catheter associated urinary tract infections and rationalisation of antibiotic use in a tertiary care centre in North India}, author={Neelam Taneja and S Appanwar and Manisha Biswal and Balvinder Mohan and MM Aggarwal and R M and A. Mandal}, booktitle={Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control}, year={2013} }