Author Faculty (Discipline)

Nursing

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

4-2016

Publication Details

This poster presentation was originally published as:

Mitchell, B. G., Ferguson, J., Anderson, M., Sear, J., & Barnett, A. (2016, April). The impact of urinary tract infections in an Australian setting: A multi-state model. Poster presented at the European Congress for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

ANZSRC / FoR Code

060502 Infectious Agents| 111716 Preventive Medicine| 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified

Reportable Items

E5

Abstract

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.

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