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Antibiotic prophylaxis for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults

  1. Gail Lusardi1,*,
  2. Allyson Lipp1,
  3. Christine Shaw2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Incontinence Group

Published Online: 3 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005428.pub2


How to Cite

Lusardi G, Lipp A, Shaw C. Antibiotic prophylaxis for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD005428. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005428.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Care Sciences, University of South Wales, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Pontypridd, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Care Sciences, University of South Wales,, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Rhondda Cynon Taff, UK

*Gail Lusardi, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Department of Care Sciences, University of South Wales, Glyntaff, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, UK. glusardi@glam.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 3 JUL 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Britt 1977 {published data only}
  • Britt MR, Garibaldi RA, Miller WA, Hebertson RM, Burke JP. Antimicrobial prophylaxis for catheter-associated bacteriuria. Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy 1977;11:240-3.
Esposito 2006 {published data only}
  • Esposito S, Noviello S, Leone S, Marvaso A, Drago L, Marchetti F, for the LEVT06 Study Group. A pilot study on prevention of catheter-related urinary tract infections with fluoroquinolones. Journal of Chemotherapy  2006;18(5):494-501.
  • Petronella P, Scorzeli M, Fiore A, Corbisiero MC, Agresti E, Esposito S, et al. Antibiotic prophylaxis in catheter-associated urinary infections. New Microbiologica 2012;35(2):191-8.
Jaffe 1985 {published data only}
  • Jaffe R, Altaras M, Fejgin M, Ben-Aderet N. Prophylactic single-dose co-trimoxazole for prevention of urinary tract infection after abdominal hysterectomy. Chemotherapy 1985;31(6):476-9.
Mountokalakis 1985 {published data only}
  • Mountokalakis T, Skounakis M, Tselentis J. Short-term versus prolonged systemic antibiotic prophylaxis in patients treated with indwelling catheters. Journal of Urology 1985;134(3):506-8.
Romanelli 1990 {published data only}
  • Romanelli G, Giustina A, Cravarezza P, Bossoni S, Bodini C, Girelli A, et al. A single dose of aztreonam in the prevention of urinary tract infections in elderly catheterized patients. Journal of Chemotherapy 1990;2(3):178-81.
van der Wall 1992 {published data only}
  • van der Wall E, Verkooyen RP, Mintjes-de Groot J, Oostinga J, van Dijk A, Hustinx WN, et al. Prophylactic ciprofloxacin for catheter-associated urinary-tract infection [see comments]. Lancet 1992;339(8799):946-51.

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Gasser 1996 {published data only}
Little 1974 {published data only}
  • Little PJ, Pearson S, Peddie BA, Greenslade NF, Utley WL. Amoxicillin in the prevention of catheter-induced urinary infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1974;129(Suppl 2):S241-2.
Meyer 1975 {published data only}
  • Meyer FP, Walther H, Matzke G. The need for early therapy in gynecologic patients with postoperative indwelling catheters [German]. Zentralblatt fur Gynakologie 1975;97(6):333-42.
Ragnaud 1983 {published data only}
  • Ragnaud JM, Gin H, Tauzin-Fin P, Ballanger P, Ballanger R, Aubertin J. Prevention of post-operative infections in urologic surgery. Comparative study of cotrimoxazole and cefazolin. [French]. Pathologie Biologie 1983;31:434-7.
Shohet 1983 {published data only}
  • Shohet I, Alagam M, Shafir R, Tsur H, Cohen B. Postoperative catheterization and prophylactic antimicrobials in children with hypospadias. Urology 1983;22(4):391-3.
Stricker 1988 {published data only}
Verbrugh 1988 {published data only}
  • Verbrugh HA, Mintjes-de Groot AJ, Andriesse R, Hamersma K. Postoperative prophylaxis with norfloxacin in patients requiring bladder catheters. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases 1988;7(4):490-4.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Alsaywid 2012
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Bernard 2012
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CDC 2008
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Foon 2012
Higgins 2003
Higgins 2011
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Huth 1992
  • Huth TS, Burke JP, Larsen RA, Classen DC, Stevens LE. Randomized trial of meatal care with silver sulfadiazine cream for the prevention of catheter-associated bacteriuria. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1992;165(1):14-8. [MEDLINE: 92091861; : 15405]
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National Audit Office 2009
  • National Auidt Office. Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections in Hospitals in England. London Stationery Office. London: NAO, 2009.
Niël-Weise 2005a
  • Niël-Weise BS, van den Broek PJ. Urinary catheter policies for short-term bladder drainage in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 3. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004203.pub2]
Petronella 2012
  • Petronella P, Scorzeli M, Fiore A, Corbisiero MC, Agresti E, Esposito S, et al. Antibiotic prophylaxis in catheter-associated urinary infections. New Microbiologica 2012;35(2):191-8.
Pfefferkorn 2009
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Plowman 1997
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Pratt 2007
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Schumm 2008
Scott 2009
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Stickler 2008
Tambyah 2002
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Ware 1992
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Zigmond 1983

References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Niël-Weise 2005b
  • Niël-Weise BS, van den Broek PJ. Antibiotic policies for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 3. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005428]