Infections

Ultrasonography findings and blood CRP levels can predict the outcomes of VCG after the first UTI in children - Beyond the Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most frequent bacterial infections in children together with bacterial respiratory infections. Underlying diseases such as vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) also arise in some patients with UTI.

Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on urinary tract infection treatment in the ED - Abstract

STUDY OBJECTIVE: The study objective is to assess changes in treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) after implementation of recommendations based on national guidelines and local resistance rates.

Frequency of occurrence of urinary tract infection in double J stented versus non-stented renal transplant recipients - Abstract

Prophylactic ureteric stenting in renal transplant recipients prevents major surgical complications such as ureteric leak and obstruction on the one hand while, on the other hand, it is associated with complications like urinary tract infections (UTI), hematuria, stent migration, stent encrustation and forgotten stents.

Urinary tract infection following posterior lumbar fusion procedures: An ACS-NSQIP Study - Abstract

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of prospectively collected data.

Emergence of Raoultella ornithinolytica on O'ahu: A case of community-acquired R. ornithinolytica urinary tract infection - Abstract

Human infection with Raoultella ornithinolytica is rare, with only ten cases having been reported previously.

Significance of procalcitonin measurement in cases with febrile condition during chemotherapy for urological cancer - Abstract

We examined the usefulness of measurement of procalcitonin (PCT) for patients, who developed febrile neutropenia during cancer chemotherapy for urological cancer.

Diagnostic accuracy of the urinalysis for urinary tract infection in infants less than 3 months of age - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics urinary tract infection (UTI) guideline suggests incorporation of a positive urinalysis (UA) into the definition of UTI.

Incidence, admission rates, and economic burden of pediatric emergency department visits for urinary tract infection: Data from the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, 2006 to 2011 - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The Emergency Department (ED) is being increasingly utilized as a pathway for management of acute conditions such as the urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Don't underestimate Fournier's gangrene: Report of 8 cases in 10 month survey - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Fourniers gangrene caused by synergic aerobic and anaerobic organism is a life threatening disorder.

Neonatal urinary tract infection may increase the risk of childhood asthma - Abstract

The aim of this population-based retrospective cohort study was to investigate the onset of urinary tract infection in newborns and the associated risks of childhood asthma.

The new world of the urinary microbiome in women - Abstract

Emerging evidence challenges the long-held paradigm that the healthy bladder is sterile.

A midstream urine collector is not a good alternative to a sterile collection method during the diagnosis of urinary tract infection - Abstract

AIM: Guidelines recommend collecting urine with suprapubic aspiration or urethral catheterisation in infants with a suspected urinary tract infection (UTI), but the invasiveness of these methods continues to drive research on new urine collection devices.

Screening urine samples for the absence of urinary tract infection using the sediMAX automated microscopy analyser - Abstract

Urinalysis culminates in a workload skew within the Clinical Microbiology laboratory.

Vitamin E as adjuvant treatment for urinary tract infection in girls with acute pyelonephritis - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that functions as an antioxidant.

A case of Candida albicans fungus balls in the urinary tract appeared during the course of antifungal treatment for Candida endophthalmitis - Abstract

Fungus balls have been rarely implicated as a cause of urinary tract obstruction.

Role of uropathogenic Escherichia coli outer membrane protein T in pathogenesis of urinary tract infection - Abstract

OmpT is one of the members of the outer membrane protein family that has been identified as a virulence factor in most of the uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC).

Colonization with Escherichia coli strains among female sex partners of men with febrile urinary tract infection - Abstract

Of 23 unique Escherichia coli strains from 10 men with febrile urinary tract infections (UTIs) and their female sex partners, 6 strains (all UTI causing) were shared between partners.

Extensive household outbreak of urinary tract infection and intestinal colonization due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli sequence type 131 - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Reasons for the successful global dissemination of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) are undefined, but may include enhanced transmissibility or ability to colonize the intestine compared with other strains.

Urinary tract infection in children younger than 5 years. Etiology and associated urological anomalies - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To investigate the most common underlying organisms, and associated urological anomalies in children presenting with urinary tract infection (UTI).

Subinhibitory antibiotic therapy alters recurrent urinary tract infection pathogenesis through modulation of bacterial virulence and host immunity - Abstract

The capacity of subinhibitory levels of antibiotics to modulate bacterial virulence in vitro has recently been brought to light, raising concerns over the appropriateness of low-dose therapies, including antibiotic prophylaxis for recurrent urinary tract infection management.