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Classification of CAUTI


Data Element ID: DE264
Name: Classification of CAUTI
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Classification-CAUTI,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of how the catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) was classified.
Question: The CAUTI was classified as which of the following?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Select the answer corresponding to the classification assigned to the CAUTI being reported.

Symptomatic and asymptomatic bacteremic UTI are defined in the NHSN Manual.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1176 a Symptomatic UTI 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1179 b Asymptomatic bacteremic UTI 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: CDC NHSN Manual http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/pscManual/7pscCAUTIcurrent.pdf
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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