Infections

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.

Fournier's Gangrene: A summary of 10 years of clinical experience - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to present our clinical experience with FG treatment.

Evaluation of the antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The urinary tract infections, after respiratory infections, are the most common in the community.

The association between vitamin D levels and urinary tract infection in children - Abstract

AIM: We aimed to examine whether there is any association between serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D3] and urinary tract infection (UTI) among children.

Urinary tract infection in infancy is a risk factor for chronic abdominal pain in childhood - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Adverse early life events are key factors for development of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs).

Bladder ganglioneuroma in a 5-year-old girl presenting with a urinary tract infection and hematuria: Case report and review of the literature - Abstract

Ganglioneuromas are rare benign tumors arising from neural crest cells of the autonomic nervous system.

A conservative approach to perineal Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a disease involving necrosis of perineum and external genitalia; in 95% of cases it is possible to diagnose the Fournier's gangrene just by physical examination.

Ultrasonography and C-reactive protein can predict the outcomes of voiding cystography after the first urinary tract infection - Abstract

AIM: This study evaluated whether sex, clinical variables, laboratory variables or ultrasonography predicted the presence of vesicoureteric reflux during the first episode of urinary tract infection in paediatric patients.

Evaluation of efficacy and tolerability of cefotaxime and sulbactam versus cefepime and tazobactam in patients of urinary tract infection-a prospective comparative study - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the third most common infection experienced by humans after respiratory and gastro-intestinal infections.

Assessment of confirmed urinary tract infection in patients treated with dalfampridine for multiple sclerosis - Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) were reported frequently with dalfampridine extended-release (dalfampridine-ER) 10 mg relative to placebo in previous multiple sclerosis (MS) studies.

Urinary tract infection in patients with chronic kidney disease - Abstract

AIM: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has become a burden of health care globally.

Fournier's gangrene secondary to an acutely inflamed appendix herniating into the deep inguinal ring - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene (FG) requires prompt recognition and management.

A follow-up urine sample has limited value after treatment for urinary tract infection in children - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: A routine follow-up urine sample (FUS) in the form of a midstream urine sample (MSU) is recommended after treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI) according to the Danish Paediatric Society (DPS) and "Lægehåndbogen" published by Danish Regions.