Prevalence and predictive factors of urinary tract infection among patients with stroke: A meta-analysis.
Am J Infect Control 2017 Nov 16. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong Province, China. Electronic address:
Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is thought to be a common complication of stroke and is regarded as a potential risk factor for poor stroke outcomes. However, there is a controversy among predictive factors of stroke-associated UTIs. We aim to estimate the prevalence and predisposing factors of UTIs among patients with stroke. Read More