Last updated on July 2018

Nosocomial Bacteriuria in Geriatric Internal Medicine Services and Follow-up Care and Geriatric Rehabilitation of the Strasbourg University Hospitals


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Urinary tract infection
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patient of age who has been hospitalized in geriatric wards (rehabilitation car service and internal medicine) of Strasbourg's University hospital
  • date of hospital leaving after 1/1/17 and before 1/1/18
  • patient who has a health-care urinary tract infection (occurred more than 48h after admission)
  • single bacteria in the CBEU
  • bacteriuria > 105 cfu/mL regardless which clinical context or bacteria
  • if a patient has several bacteriuria, they can be included if they appear after a precedent episode well treated or if the bacteria is different from the precedent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • participation refusal
  • Leaving of hospital out of the inclusion period
  • Urinary tract infection which occurred less than 48h after admission (communitarian infection)
  • bacteriuria < 105 cfu/mL
  • multiple bacteria in the CBEU

Recruitment Status: Open


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