Infections

Risk factors for febrile urinary tract infection in children with prenatal hydronephrosis: A prospective study - Abstract

PURPOSE: We prospectively investigated the impact of risk factors for febrile urinary tract infection in infants with postnatally confirmed prenatal hydronephrosis.

A nationwide assessment of the burden of urinary tract infection among renal transplant recipients - Abstract

Objective: Evaluate the prevalence and outcomes of urinary tract infection (UTI) among renal transplant recipients.

Urinary proteins, vitamin D and genetic polymorphisms as risk factors for febrile urinary tract infection and relation with bacteremia: A case control study - Abstract

OBJECTIVE/PURPOSE: Febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial disease that may lead to substantial morbidity and mortality especially among the elderly.

Optical diagnosis of lower urinary tract infection: A pilot study in children - Abstract

Conventionally, diagnosis of lower urinary tract infection (LUTI) is made on the basis of history, urine microscopy and culture.

Urinary tract infection in elderly residents of long-term care facilities - Abstract

Urinary tract infection is the most prevalent bacterial infection among residents in Danish long-term care facilities, and it is the most common reason for antibiotic therapy as prevention or treatment in this population.

Can procalcitonin reduce unnecessary voiding cystoureterography in children with first febrile urinary tract infection? - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Recently, new predictors of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children with a first febrile UTI such as Procalcitonin (PCT) were introduced as selective approaches for cystography.

Incidence of antibiotics resistance among uropathogens in Omani children presenting with a single episode of urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common community-acquired infections.

Prevalence and risk factors for trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-resistant Escherichia coli among women with acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in a developing country - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Prospective studies from developing countries that have investigated risk factors for trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)-resistant Escherichia coli in women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) remain scarce.

An overview of the predictors of symptomatic urinary tract infection among nursing students - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection experienced by humans after respiratory and gastro-intestinal infections, and also the most common cause of nosocomial infections for patients admitted to hospitals indeed UTIs are the most frequent bacterial infection in women.

Association between body mass index and urinary tract infection in adult patients - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity have become a global public health over the last decades.

Incidence and morbidity of urinary tract infection in a prospective cohort of children - Abstract

AIM: Information on the epidemiology of childhood urinary tract infections (UTIs) is scarce and mostly based on retrospective data.

Bacterial urinary tract infection in renal transplant recipients and their antibiotic resistance pattern: A four-year study - Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common infections in renal transplant recipients and are considered a potential cause of bacteremia, sepsis, and affects graft outcomes.

Comparison of urine dipstick test with conventional urine culture in diagnosis of urinary tract infection - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the sensitivity, specificity, Positive Predictive Value (PPV) and Negative Predictive Value (NPV) of Urine Nitrite (NIT) and Leukocyte Esterase (LE) test compared with urine culture for diagnosis of UTI.

Guidelines adherence to lower urinary tract infection treatment in out-of-hours primary care in European countries - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The substantial prevalence of bacterial lower urinary tract infections (LUTIs) in out-of-hours (OOH) primary care is a reason for frequent prescription of antibiotics.

Etiology and antimicrobial resistance profile of urinary tract infection in children, Valdivia 2012 - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Since initial antibiotic treatment in patients with urinary tract infection (UTI) is empiric, is very important to know the local epidemiology to make the correct therapeutical decisions.

Impact of antibiotic resistance on the development of recurrent and relapsing symptomatic urinary tract infection in kidney recipients - Abstract

We sought to determine the frequency, risk factors, and clinical impact of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in kidney transplant recipients.

The characteristics of urinary tract infection with urosepsis - Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are frequently complicated with bacteremia.

Frequency of recurrent urinary tract infection in patients with pelvic organ prolapse - Abstract

PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to investigate the existence of a relationship between pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI).

Consequences of following the new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for imaging children with urinary tract infection - Abstract

Objective: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) are assumed to predispose children to renal damage.

Lack of clinical utility of urine Gram stain for suspected urinary tract infection in pediatric patients - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections in children.

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