Hospital-acquired urinary tract infection point prevalence in Turkey: Differences in risk factors among patient groups


Tasbakan M. I. , Durusoy R., PULLUKÇU H., SİPAHİ O. R. , ULUSOY S.

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.12, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1476-0711-12-31
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to determine the point prevalence of nosocomial urinary tract infections (UTIs) and to investigate risk factors for pathogen type (E. coli vs. others) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) positivity among nosocomial UTI patients.