The Impact of 2015 NHSN Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Definition Change on Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Rates and CLABSI Prevention Efforts at an Academic Medical Center.

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Journal Article

The 2015 changes in the catheter-associated urinary tract infection definition led to an increase in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) and catheter-related candidemia in some health systems due to the change in CLABSI attribution. However, our rates remained unchanged in 2015 and further declined in 2016 with the implementation of new vascular-access guidelines.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018;878-880.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Advani, SD; Lee, RA; Long, M; Schmitz, M; Camins, BC

Published Date

  • July 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 878 - 880

PubMed ID

  • 29665877

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29665877

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1559-6834

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/ice.2018.78

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States