Infections

Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection, "Beyond the Abstract," by Christopher S. Cooper, MD, FACS, FAAP

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - VUR treatment goals include prevention of febrile infections, prevention of renal injury, and minimizing morbidity of treatment and follow-up.

The role of human papilloma virus in urological malignancies - Abstract

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with cancer of the cervix uteri, penis, vulva, vagina, anus and oropharynx.

Childhood urinary tract infection in primary care: A prospective observational study of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of targeted and serendipitous treatment for, and associated recovery from, urinary tract infection (UTI) in pre-school children is unknown.

Susceptibility of Escherichia coli from community-acquired urinary tract infection to fosfomycin, nitrofurantoin, and temocillin in Korea, "Beyond the Abstract," by Mi-Ran Seo and Hyunjoo Pai

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - An increasing trend of multi-drug resistance of E. coli from community-acquired urinary tract infections (CA-UTI) requires other treatment options.

What is the risk of urinary tract infection in children with antenatally presenting dilating vesico-ureteric reflux? - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The incidence of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) in children with primary vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) presenting symptomatically is well documented.

Predictive factors for kidney damage in febrile urinary tract infection. Usefulness of procalcitonin, "Beyond the Abstract," by Elena Lucas Sáez

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in children. Lack of symptom specificity in younger patients, frequent association with malformations of the urinary tract, and the possibility of permanent renal damage require multiple complementary tests in daily practice.

Imaging after urinary tract infection in older children and adolescents - Abstract

PURPOSE: There are few guidelines and little data on imaging after urinary tract infections in older children.

Renal function in adult women with urinary tract infection in childhood - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The risk of deterioration of renal function in patients with urinary tract infection (UTI)-associated renal damage over several decades is incompletely known but of importance in regard to follow-up.

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.