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.

Emphysematous infections of the kidney and urinary tract: A single-center experience - Abstract

Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a group of potentially life-threatening conditions seen particularly in diabetics, leading to high morbidity and mortality.

Bacterial pathogens and antimicrobial resistance patterns in pediatric urinary tract infections: A four-year surveillance study (2009-2012) - Abstract

The aims of this study were to assess the common bacterial microorganisms causing UTI and their antimicrobial resistance patterns in Bandar Abbas (Southern Iran) during a four-year period.

Association between UTI and urinary tract abnormalities: A case-control study in Erbil City/Iraq - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the proportion of ultrasound abnormalities of the urinary system between two groups of children: affected with urinary tract infection (UTI) and unaffected (control).

Disease burden of urinary tract infections among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in the U.S. - Abstract

AIMS: Type 2 diabetes is a reported risk factor for more frequent and severe urinary tract infections (UTI).

A new device for the prompt diagnosis of urinary tract infections - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infectious diseases.

Antibiotic-associated psychosis during treatment of urinary tract infections: A systematic review - Abstract

There have been a number of case reports of antibiotic-associated psychosis in the literature that have not been systematically reviewed.

The role of the immune response in Chlamydia trachomatis infection of the male genital tract: A double-edged sword - Abstract

Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is the most prevalent bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the world, with more than 100 million cases reported annually.

NMR-based metabolomic urinalysis: A rapid screening test for urinary tract infection - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in humans; however, there is no accurate and fast quantitative test to detect UTI.

Improved sample collection methods and bacteriologic localization patterns for male genital tract infection - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To improve the sample collection methods and bacteriologic localization patterns in male genital tract infection, and to investigate the influence of specimen collection and pathogen isolation on the diagnosis and treatment of prostatitis.

Long-term, low-dose prophylaxis against urinary tract infections in young children - Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) affects about 2 % of boys and 8 % of girls during the first 6 years of life with Escherichia coli as the predominant pathogen.

Impact of a computerized decision support system on compliance with guidelines on antibiotics prescribed for urinary tract infections in emergency departments: A multicentre prospective before-and-after controlled interventional study - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the leading reasons for antibiotic prescriptions in emergency departments (EDs), with half of these antibiotics being inappropriately prescribed.

Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in urinary tract infection diagnosis - Abstract

BACKGROUND: Urinary infections are a common type of pediatric disease, and their treatment and prognosis are closely correlated with infection location.