Published online by Cambridge University Press: 18 January 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated the surveillance definition of catheter-associated urinary tract infection to include only urine culture bacteria of at least 1×105 colony-forming units/mL. Our findings suggest that the new surveillance definition may fail to capture clinically meaningful catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2016;37(4):469–471