NITCAR Publications

Here is a list of publications that have come out of NITCAR projects. For further details about each study, see the “Projects” tab on the top menu.

If you have any ideas for a project within infection which would benefit from national collaboration, and want some advice on refining ideas, setting it up or help with publication, then get in touch – we would love to hear from you!


UK consensus definitions for necrotising otitis externa: a Delphi study, BMJ Open, February 2023

Systematic review of the diagnosis and management of necrotising otitis externa: Highlighting the need for high-quality research, Clinical Otolaryngology, February 2023


Clinical management of community-acquired meningitis in adults in the UK and Ireland in 2017: a retrospective cohort study on behalf of the National Infection Trainees Collaborative for Audit and Research (NITCAR), BMJ Open, July 2022


A retrospective cohort study of bacterial native vertebral osteomyelitis and
its management in the UK
, Clinical Infection in Practice, June 2021


Development and internal validation of clinical prediction models for outcomes of complicated intra-abdominal infection, British Journal of Surgery, April 2021


Cross-sectional study of the prevalence, causes and management of hospital-onset diarrhoea Journal of Hospital Infection, May 2019