Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infections (Ca-Uti)

A catheter-related UTIs (CAUTI) is a urinary tract infection, in which the positive culture was taken while a dwell was laid urinary catheter for> 2 calendar days. Patients with indwelling catheters are predisposed to bacteriuria and urinary tract infections. The symptoms can be vague, or suggestive of sepsis. The diagnosis depends on the present symptoms. The investigation includes urinalysis and culture after the catheter was removed and before a new…

September 3, 2018