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An evaluation of metrics for assessing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs): A statewide comparison

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 February 2020

Dana E. Pepe
Affiliation:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Meghan Maloney
Affiliation:
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut
Vivian Leung
Affiliation:
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut
Adora Harizaj
Affiliation:
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut
David B. Banach
Affiliation:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
Louise-Marie Dembry
Affiliation:
Veterans’ Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Sonali D. Advani
Affiliation:
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, Durham, North Carolina
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PREVIOUS PRESENTATION. The data in this manuscript were presented as a poster no. 1162 at IDWeek 2019 on October 5, 2019, in Washington, DC.

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