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Steriled and Nonsteriled Urinary Catheters and the Urinary Tract Infection in Hospitalized Patients

Masoumeh Kaboli 1 , Hossein Gholami 1 , * , Mehrdad Jor gholami 2 , Hasti Masiha Akbar 1 , Hengame Kheyrkhah 1 , Koosha Ramezani 1 , Talaye Mirkarimi 1 and Maryam Ghavam 1
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1 Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: October 25, 2013, 8 (4); e14600
  • Published Online: October 15, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 3, 2013
  • Revised: August 25, 2013
  • Accepted: September 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.14600

To Cite: Kaboli M, Gholami H, Jor gholami M, Masiha Akbar H, Kheyrkhah H, et al. Steriled and Nonsteriled Urinary Catheters and the Urinary Tract Infection in Hospitalized Patients, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2013 ; 8(4):e14600. doi: 10.5812/archcid.14600.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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