The Effect of Urinary Catheters on Microbial Biofilms and Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections


Kirmusaoglu S., YURDUGÜL S., Metin A., Vehid S.

UROLOGY JOURNAL, cilt.14, ss.3028-3034, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3028-3034

Özet

Purpose: The aims of this study were to determine relationship between biofilm producer microorganisms attached to urinary catheters (UCs) and urinary catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), to determine the rate of CAUTI development and the relationship between CAUTI and catheterization period in catheterized patients.