Risk Factors for Nosocomial Bacteremia Secondary to Urinary Catheter-Associated Bacteriuria: A Systematic Review.
Urol Nurs. 2015 Jul-Aug;35(4):191-203
Authors: Conway LJ, Carter EJ, Larson EL
A systematic appraisal of evidence suggests that male patients in hospital may be at higher risk for bacteremia following urinary catheter-associated bacteriuria than females. Other risk factors include immunosuppressant medication, red blood cell transfusion, neutropenia, malignancy, and liver disease.
PMID: 26402994 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]