Infections

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).

Current concepts in the management of necrotizing fasciitis - Abstract

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a severe, rare, potentially lethal soft tissue infection that develops in the scrotum and perineum, the abdominal wall, or the extremities.

A diagnostic predictive scale for urinary tract infection in febrile infants without an apparent focus - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most frequent bacterial infection in infants with nonspecific clinical manifestations.

NICE guidelines cannot be recommended for imaging studies in children younger than 3 years with urinary tract infection - Abstract

Introduction: We assessed the possible consequences of applying the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for imaging studies of children younger than 3 years with urinary tract infection (UTI) to clinical practice, in terms of altered diagnoses and treatment.

Susceptibility to antibiotics in urinary tract infections in a secondary care setting from 2005-2006 and 2010-2011, in São Paulo, Brazil: Data from 11,943 urine cultures - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) has a high incidence and recurrence, therefore, treatment is empirical in the majority of cases.

Maternal genitourinary infections and the risk of gastroschisis - Abstract

Genitourinary infections (GUIs) have been associated with increased risk of gastroschisis in 2 studies.

Partial penectomy after debridement of a Fournier's gangrene progressing with an isolated penile necrosis - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rare and often fulminant necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genital region frequently due to polymicrobial infection.

Postoperative infection rates in patients with a negative baseline urine culture undergoing ureteroscopic stone removal: A matched case-control analysis on antibiotic prophylaxis from the CROES URS Global Study - Abstract

Purpose: To examine the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on postoperative infection rate in patients with negative urine cultures undergoing ureteroscopy (URS).

Nitrofurantoin--clinical relevance in uncomplicated urinary tract infections - Abstract

The nitrofuran derivative nitrofurantoin has been used for more than 60 years for the antibacterial therapy of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI).

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