Infections

Idiopathic hypercalciuria in children with urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH) predisposes to urinary tract infections (UTIs); however, there is scarce local information regarding such association.

Cost-effectiveness of cranberry capsules to prevent urinary tract infection in long-term care facilities: Economic evaluation with a randomized controlled trial - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether the preventive use of cranberry capsules in long-term care facility (LTCF) residents is cost-effective depending on urinary tract infection (UTI) risk.

Clinical and bacteriological efficacy of amikacin in the treatment of lower urinary tract infection caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumonia - Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria have become a growing problem limiting therapeutic options.

Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection and vesicoureteral reflux in the neonate - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in febrile newborns, particularly those born prematurely and with a low birth weight.

The prevalence, etiologic agents and risk factors for urinary tract infection among spinal cord injury patients - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with spinal cord injury and 22% of patients with acute spinal cord injury develop UTI during the first 50 days.

SUFU WM 2015 - Panel: Urinary tract infection update - Session Highlights

SCOTTSDALE, AZ USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Karyn Eilber moderated a panel of clinicians with expertise in treating urinary tract infections.

Are clinical, laboratory, and imaging markers suitable predictors of vesicoureteral reflux in children with their first febrile urinary tract infection? - Abstract

PURPOSE: This study was conducted to determine the predictive value of clinical, laboratory, and imaging variables for the diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux in children with their first febrile urinary tract infection.

Urinary tract infection in renal transplant recipients: Incidence, risk factors, and impact on graft function - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection post transplant.

The diagnosis of febrile urinary tract infection in children may be facilitated by urinary biomarkers - Abstract

BACKGROUND: We prospectively assessed the feasibility of two urinary markers of renal injury as potential diagnostic tests for acute febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) and subsequent renal scarring.

Susceptibility of Escherichia coli from community-acquired urinary tract infection to fosfomycin, nitrofurantoin, and temocillin in Korea - Abstract

With increase of multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli in community-acquired urinary tract infections (CA-UTI), other treatment option with a therapeutic efficacy and a low antibiotic selective pressure is necessary.

Revisiting the use of ‘forgotten’ drugs such as methenamine, a urinary antiseptic agent, in preventing recurrent urinary tract infections, "Beyond the Abstract," by Kimberly D. Hammer, PhD

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - In this era of multidrug resistance and drastic decrease in drug development targeting bacterial infections, it is critical that clinicians strive to utilize antibiotics judiciously.

UTIs in patients with neurogenic bladder - Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTI) remain one of the most prevalent and frustrating morbidities for neurogenic bladder patients, and death attributed to urosepsis in the spinal cord injury (SCI) patient is higher when compared to the general population.

Evaluation of the effect of cranberry juice on symptoms associated with a urinary tract infection - Abstract

The purpose of this research was to correlate daily consumption of cranberry juice and symptoms of a diagnosed UTI among 26 volunteer adult female patients.

Quantitative metabolomics of urine for rapid etiological diagnosis of urinary tract infection: Evaluation of a microbial-mammalian co-metabolite as a diagnostic biomarker - Abstract

BACKGROUND: We have previously reported a NMR-based urinalysis for the screening of urinary tract infection (UTI) with high accuracy and reproducibility.

Development and validation of a nomogram for recurrence risk predicting in women with symptomatic UTI: The Lower Urinary Tract Infections Recurrence Risk (LUTIRE) nomogram, "Beyond the Abstract," by Tommaso Cai and Truls E. Bjerklund Johansen

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infectious diseases with high costs and significant impact on patients’ quality of life.[1]

The evaluation of microbiology and prognosis of Fournier's gangrene in past five years - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Fournier's gangrene (FG) is an devastating disease that affects the perineum and genitourinary region, and is commonly a result of poly-microbial infection.

Drugs for treating urinary schistosomiasis - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary schistosomiasis is caused by an intravascular infection with parasitic Schistosoma haematobium worms.

Ceftriaxone potentiates warfarin activity greater than other antibiotics in the treatment of urinary tract infections - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The cephalosporin class has been associated with an increased risk of bleeding among elderly patients receiving warfarin.

Identification of children and adolescents at risk for renal scarring after a first urinary tract infection: A meta-analysis with individual patient data - Abstract

IMPORTANCE: No studies have systematically examined the accuracy of clinical, laboratory, and imaging variables in detecting renal scarring in children and adolescents with a first urinary tract infection.

Relationships between diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections and urinary tract infections among male service members diagnosed with urethritis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2013 - Abstract

A previous MSMR report found that 42.8% of all incident (first-time) urinary tract infections (UTIs) in males, but only 0.4% of such UTIs in females, were diagnosed as "urethritis, unspecified" (ICD-9: 597.80).