Infections

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.

Tigecycline in treatment of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacillus urinary tract infections: A systematic review - Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To review cases of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacillus urinary tract infections (UTIs) treated with tigecycline and the literature related to this subject.

Relationship of generalized joint hypermobility with vesicoureteral reflux and urinary tract infection - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Generalized joint hypermobility is deemed to be an underlying risk factor for many clinical conditions.

Resistance of Escherichia coli urinary isolates in ED-treated patients from a community hospital - Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to provide resistance data for Escherichia coli isolates causing urinary tract infections in emergency department (ED) patients not requiring admission and explore if differences between this subpopulation and the hospital antibiogram exist.

Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure in adult women with urinary tract infection in childhood - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To study 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and development of hypertension over four decades in women with childhood urinary tract infection (UTI) associated with renal damage.

A clinical case of Fournier's gangrene: Imaging ultrasound - Abstract

Fournier's gangrene is a rapidly progressing necrotizing fasciitis involving the perineal, perianal, or genital regions and constitutes a true surgical emergency with a potentially high mortality rate.

Febrile urinary tract infection after prostate biopsy and quinolone resistance - Abstract

PURPOSE: Complications after prostate biopsy have increased and various causes have been reported.

Antibiotic de-escalation in bacteremic urinary tract infections: Potential opportunities and effect on outcome - Abstract

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine the safety and efficacy of antibiotic de-escalation in patients admitted with bacteremic urinary tract infection (UTI).

Pediatrician noncompliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for the workup of UTI in infants - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines on the workup for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in infants discourages the use of bagged urine specimens for urine culture.

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