Uncomplicated UTIs in women - Abstract

Empirical diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary tract infection (UTI) in women is the most common clinical approach due to the urgency of symptoms and cost.

Imaging in upper urinary tract infections - Abstract

Most infections of the upper urinary tract are straightforward and do not require any emergency radiological investigations.

Imaging in lower urinary tract infections - Abstract

In epididymo-orchitis, a sonogram shows a non-homogenous and hypertrophied epididymis and testis, with increased vascularisation seen on a Doppler sonogram.

Evaluation of healthcare-associated infection surveillance in Pennsylvania hospitals - Abstract

Objective: In Pennsylvania, reporting of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) was mandated in 2007, and hospitals were encouraged to implement qualified electronic surveillance (QES) systems to assist HAI detection.

Addressing the problems of long-term urethral catheterization: Part 1 - Abstract

This is that first of a two-part article looking at the indications for long-term urethral catheterization and good practice, including the use of aseptic non-touch technique used in insertion, and the choice of catheter length and Charrière size.

Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in patients with hip fractures through education of nurses to specific catheter protocols - Abstract

The majority of patients who experience hip fractures are elderly, and complications in these patients increase length of hospital stays, medical costs, and mortality rates.

WCE 2011 - A prospective study examining the incidence of bacteriuria and urinary tract infection post-shockwave lithotripsy - Session Highlights


Who needs a urine culture prior to SWL? Answer: Everyone

Characteristics of Escherichia coli causing persistence or relapse of urinary tract infections: Phylogenetic groups, virulence factors and biofilm formation - Abstract

Recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs) pose a major problem but little is known about characteristics of Escherichia coli associated with RUTI.

Factors associated with catheter-associated urinary tract infections and the effects of other concomitant nosocomial infections in intensive care units - Abstract

Background: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are the most common nosocomial infections in intensive care units (ICUs).

Systematic review of urological followup after spinal cord injury - Abstract

Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Malnutrition and clinical outcome in urological patients - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: In a previous study we evaluated the risk for malnutrition among urological patients in a German university hospital.

Bacterial toxin tied to chronic urinary tract infections

SALT LAKE CITY, UT USA (Press Release) - January 17, 2012 - Newswise - Researchers from the University of Utah have identified a process by which the most common types of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria are able to trigger bladder cell shedding and disable immune responses.

Beyond the Abstract - The changing pattern of antimicrobial resistance within 42033 Escherichia coli isolates from nosocomial, community and urology patient-specific urinary tract infections, Dublin, 1999-2009, by Ivor Cullen

BERKELEY, CA ( - E.coli infection is the most causative pathogen in urinary tract infections, accounting for 70-80% in the community and 50-60% in the hospital setting.

Nosocomial urinary tract infection in the intensive care unit: When should Pseudomonas aeruginosa be suspected? Experience of the French national surveillance of nosocomial infections in the intensive care unit, Rea-Raisin - Abstract

CHU, CCLIN Sud-Ouest, Bordeaux, France.

Nurse-directed interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections - Abstract

University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO.

Overtreatment of enterococcal bacteriuria - Abstract

BACKGROUND: The purposes of this study were to investigate the clinical outcomes of enterococcal bacteriuria and to determine whether current management is adherent to Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines.

A hospital-site controlled intervention using audit and feedback to implement guidelines concerning inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria - Abstract

Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

B cell infiltration and lymphonodular hyperplasia in bladder submucosa of patients with persistent bacteriuria and recurrent urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

Critical review of current definitions of urinary tract infections and proposal of an EAU/ESIU classification system - Abstract

Department of Urology, Århus University Hospital, Skejby, Århus University, Brendstrupgårdvej 100, DK-8200 Århus, Denmark.

Complete resolution of urinary bladder condyloma acuminatum following definitive chemoradiotherapy for anal cancer - Abstract

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne Southern Health, Clayton, Australia.