- •Biofilm based catheter associated urinary tract infection is now an emerging problem.
- •Biofilm production is greatly influenced by male gender, increased duration of catheterization and by use of latex catheter.
- •E.coli is the most common isolate of CAUTI but Enterobacter cloacae exhibit highest biofilm production.
- •High antibiotic resistance observe in biofilm producing strains due to slow penetration, resistant phenotype and altered micro environment.
- •Good infection control policies and antibiotic stewardship are needs of hour.
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Supported by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi Pakistan .
Conflicts of interest: None to report.