Infections

Predictive utility of prior positive urine cultures - Abstract

BACKGROUND: A patient's prior urine cultures are often considered when choosing empiric antibiotic therapy for a suspected urinary tract infection.

The risk of urinary tract infection after flexible cystoscopy in patients with bladder tumor who did not receive prophylactic antibiotics - Abstract

PURPOSE: The frequency of febrile urinary tract infection was determined after outpatient flexible cystoscopy in antibiotic naïve patients with bladder tumor.

Fournier's gangrene: Review of 120 patients and predictors of mortality - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a devastating and potentially fatal disease requiring prompt and aggressive debridement.

Prognostic value of pro-adrenomedullin, procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in predicting outcome of febrile urinary tract infection - Abstract

Bacterial infections such as febrile urinary tract infection (fUTI) may run a complicated course that is difficult to foretell on clinical evaluation only.

Beyond antibiotic selection: Concordance with the IDSA guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infections - Abstract

The purpose of this report was to evaluate concordance with the most recent guidelines for the treatment of uncomplicated UTI based on antibiotic selection, dosage, frequency, and duration.

Black chokeberry juice (Aronia melanocarpa) reduces incidences of urinary tract infection among nursing home residents in the long term--a pilot study - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a major problem in nursing homes, and the mainstay of treatment is antibiotics.

Role of the bacterial vaccine Solco-Urovac® in treatment and prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections of bacterial origin - Abstract

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) represent a serious medical problem with considerably high rate of morbidity.

Fournier's gangrene as a postoperative complication of inguinal hernia repair - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is the necrotizing fasciitis of perianal, genitourinary, and perineal regions.

Urinary tract infections in a cohort of kidney transplant recipients - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection is the most common infectious complication following renal transplantation and its frequency is insufficiently studied in Portugal.

Involuntary detrusor contraction is a frequent finding in patients with recurrent urinary tract infections - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To check whether subtle voiding dysfunction is related to recurrent urinary tract infection (rUTI).

Recurrent urinary tract infections in young children: Role of DMSA scintigraphy in detecting vesicoureteric reflux - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Performing micturiting cystourethrography (MCUG) in young children with recurrent urinary tract infections is controversial with discrepancy among the major guidelines.

Evaluation of the utility of different scoring systems (FGSI, LRINEC and NLR) in the management of Fournier's gangrene - Abstract

PURPOSE: PURPOSE:To evaluate the mortality and morbidity prediction capability of three different scoring systems: Fournier's gangrene severity index (FGSI), Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) and neutrophile-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) with this retrospective cohort study.

Lifting the mask: Identification of new small molecule inhibitors of uropathogenic Escherichia coli group 2 capsule biogenesis - Abstract

Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is the leading cause of community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs), with over 100 million UTIs occurring annually throughout the world.

Lower urinary tract dysfunction is frequently seen in urinary tract infections in children and is often associated with reduced quality of life - Abstract

AIM: Previous studies suggest that 6-46% of children suffer from lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD).

Purple urine bag syndrome - rare but substantial symptom of urinary infection - Abstract

The urine colour change is an important clinical sign associated with patological process not only in the urinary tract.

Evaluation of maternal urinary tract infection as a potential risk factor for neonatal urinary tract infection - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between maternal UTI during pregnancy and neonatal UTI.

A prospective randomized controlled comparison of immediate versus late removal of urinary catheter after abdominal hysterectomy - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Indwelling transurethral catheter is frequently used after gynecological surgeries in order to prevent urinary retention.

Management of a young female patient with Fournier's gangrene and Lemierre's syndrome - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is an acute, rapidly progressive, and potentially fatal, infective necrotizing fasciitis affecting the external genitalia, perineal or perianal regions.

Resistance profile for pathogens causing urinary tract infection in a pediatric population, and antibiotic treatment response at a university hospital, 2010-2011 - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in childhood and causes acute and chronic morbidity and long-term hypertension and chronic kidney disease.

Oxidative status parameters in children with urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infectious diseases in children.

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