Infections

The care of a patient with Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is a rare, necrotizing fasciitis of the genitals and perineum caused by a mixture of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms.

Prevalence of upper urinary tract anomalies in hospitalized premature infants with urinary tract infection - Abstract

Objective: The 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines address imaging after initial febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants >2 months of age.

New possibility for providing protection against urinary tract infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa by non-adjuvanted flagellin 'b' induced immunity - Abstract

In the present study we demonstrated a novel protective role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 flagellin 'b' in prevention of urinary tract infection (UTI).

Is top-down vs bottom-up radiological evaluation after febrile urinary tract infection really less stressful for the child and family? Challenging the dogma - Abstract

PURPOSE: We evaluated whether stress levels in children and parents during radiological evaluation after febrile urinary tract infection are really lower using the top-down approach, where 99mtechnetium dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scintigraphy is used initially, than the bottom-up approach, where voiding cystourethrography is initially performed and repeated examinations are easier for all.

Evaluation and optimization of the Sysmex UF1000i system for the screening of urinary tract infection in primary health care elderly patients - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common problem in the elderly population.

Altered perineal microbiome is associated with vulvovaginitis and urinary tract infection in preadolescent girls - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Vulvovaginitis has a known association with urinary tract infections (UTIs) in girls.

Point of care testing for urinary tract infection in primary care (POETIC): Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of FLEXICULT™ informed management of uncomplicated UTI in primary care - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the most frequent bacterial infection affecting women and account for about 15% of antibiotics prescribed in primary care.

Febrile urinary tract infection in the emergency room - Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the recent advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to adults presenting with febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in the emergency department (ED).

Community-acquired urinary tract infection in hospitalized children: Etiology and antimicrobial resistance. A comparison between first episode and recurrent infection - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is common in infants and children, and Escherichia coli is the leading pathogen.

Recognition of risk factors and prognostic indicators in Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is a rare but rapidly progressive necrotizing infection that results from the synergistic action of multiple aerobic and anaerobic organisms colonized on the skin and in the anogenital area.

Fungal infections and ureteral material: How to manage? - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infections due to Candida species are mostly encountered in hospital environment.

Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae urinary tract infection following solid organ transplantation - Abstract

Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) is an emerging pathogen with a devastating impact on organ transplant recipients (OTRs).

Practical approach to screen vesicoureteral reflux after a first urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a common pediatric urologic disorder.

The effect of education based on health belief model on health beliefs of women with urinary tract infection - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary Tract Infection is one of the commonest infections which affect humans.

Fluorescence in situ hybridization detects increased sperm aneuploidy in men with recurrent pregnancy loss - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate, in men presenting with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), the prevalence of sperm autosome and sex chromosome aneuploidy.

Recurrent urinary tract infection - Abstract

Recurrent urinary tract infection involves mainly women and exhibits an ecological as well as economical risk.

Predictors of long length of stay in infants hospitalized with urinary tract infection - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common serious bacterial infection in infants.

#EAU15 - Changes in surgery methods significantly reduces antibiotic resistance

MADRID, SPAIN (Press Release) - March 21, 2015 - A new study shows how changing working methods in surgery can significantly reduce bacterial resistance to antibiotics, while maintaining protection against infection and reducing costs by up to 60%. This work is being presented at the European Association of Urology conference in Madrid.

Risk factors for severe sepsis in community-onset bacteraemic urinary tract infection: Impact of antimicrobial resistance in a large hospitalised cohort - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine risks factors associated with severe sepsis or septic shock (SS) at admission in patients with community-onset bacteraemic urinary tract infection (CO-BUTI) including the impact of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria.

Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection - Abstract

PURPOSE: Improved identification of children with vesicoureteral reflux at risk for recurrent febrile urinary tract infection may impact management decisions.