What are the CDC guidelines for antimicrobial therapy to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) in men?

Updated: Aug 27, 2019
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The CDC guideline recommends that clinicians avoid the routine use of systemic antimicrobials to prevent CAUTI in patients requiring either short- or long-term catheterization. [25]


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