JOURNAL OF INFECTION, vol.62, no.2, pp.136-141, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF INFECTION
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
International nosocomial infection control consortium, INICC, Urinary tract infections, Length of stay, Mortality, Developing countries, Intensive care unit, Time dependent analysis, Hospital infection, Nosocomial infection, INTENSIVE-CARE UNITS, BLOOD-STREAM INFECTION, ATTRIBUTABLE COST, MATCHED ANALYSIS, HOSPITAL STAY, NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION, SURVIVAL ANALYSES, BIAS, ARGENTINA, CATHETER
Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated:
Objectives: To estimate the excess length of stay (LOS) and mortality in an intensive care unit (ICU) due to a Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), using a statistical model that accounts for the timing of infection in 29 ICUs from 10 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Greece, India, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, and Turkey.