Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 6

Profile of Catheter Vs Non-Catheter Urinary Tract Infections in a Tertiary Care Centre

Aadil Rafeeq Rather1*, Ajaz Nabi Koul2 and Ruchi Sharma3

1Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi, India

2Addl. Professor, Department of Medicine and Infectious Disease, SKIMS SOURA, Srinagar, India

3PG Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Ruchi Sharma, PG Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi, India.

Received: April 11, 2022; Published: May 11, 2022

Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common hospital community-acquired infections (HCAI), with up to 70-80% attributable to the presence of indwelling urinary catheters.

Keywords:Catheter; Urosepsis; Nosocomial

References

  1. Saint S and Chenoweth CE. “Biofilms and catheter-associated urinary tract infections”. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America 17 (2003): 411-432.
  2. Dan Padawer., et al. “Catheter-associated candiduria: Risk factors, medical interventions, and antifungal susceptibility”. American Journal of Infection Control 43 (2015): 19-22.
  3. Walter E Stamm and S Ragnar Norrby. “Urinary tract infections: Disease Panorama and challenges”. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 183 (2001): S1-4.

Citation

Citation: Ruchi Sharma., et al. “Profile of Catheter Vs Non-Catheter Urinary Tract Infections in a Tertiary Care Centre". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.6 (2022): 02-05.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Ruchi Sharma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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