Length of Stay and Mortality Associated with Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multi-State Model
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This study explores how the emergence of antimicrobial resistance is of particular concern with respect to urinary tract infections, since the majority of causative agents are Gram negative bacteria. Healthcare-associated urinary tract infections (HAUTIs) are frequently associated with instrumentation of the urinary tract, specifically within dwelling catheters.