Prostate involvement during sexually transmitted infections as measured by prostate-specific antigen concentration - Abstract

Division of Public Health Sciences and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8100, Room 5026, St Louis, MO 63110, USA.

Healthcare Collaborative announces release of an important set of healthcare-associated infection data

DES MOINES, IA USA (Press Release) - The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC) announced today the release of an updated set of Iowa hospital performance information on its website ( and available here.

Pediatric urinary tract infections - Abstract

Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA.

Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection and pyelonephritis - Abstract

Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital & Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20007, USA.

Preoperative assessment of the patient and risk factors for infectious complications and tentative classification of surgical field contamination of urological procedures - Abstract

Department of Urology, Skåne University Hospital, S-20502, Malmö, Sweden.

The development of a urinary tract infection is associated with increased mortality in trauma patients - Abstract

Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, and Division of Biostatistics, Department of Orthopedics and Surgery, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.

Potential role of fosfomycin in the treatment of community-acquired lower urinary tract infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli - Abstract

Department of Pharmacy, Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Buies Creek, NC.

An electronic catheter-associated urinary tract infection surveillance tool - Abstract

Department of Quality Improvement/Infection Control, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

Studies shed light on hand hygiene knowledge and infection risk in hospitals and elementary schools

WASHINGTON, DC USA (Press Release) - August 4, 2011 - Increased hand hygiene knowledge positively correlates with a decreased risk of transmitting infection among both healthcare workers (HCW) and elementary school children, according to two studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the official publication of APIC - the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.

Trends in catheter-associated urinary tract infections in adult intensive care units-United States, 1990-2007 - Abstract

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Accuracy of administrative billing codes to detect urinary tract infection hospitalizations - Abstract

Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine and Division of Hospital Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington.

Antimicrobial susceptibility of global inpatient urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli: Results from the Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends (SMART) program: 2009-2010 - Abstract

International Health Management Associates, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, USA.

Actinobaculum schaalii in urological patients, screened with real-time polymerase chain reaction - Abstract

Departments of Clinical Microbiology, Viborg Hospital, Heibergs Allé 4, DK-8800 Viborg, Denmark.

Urinary tract infections and their prevention - Abstract

Servicio de Urología, Hospital San Rafael, Madrid, España.

Optimal management of urinary tract infections in older people - Abstract

Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK.

Management and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections: Current opinions and clinical practice - Abstract

Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Universita degli studi di Napoli, Italy.

Genetics of innate immunity and UTI susceptibility - Abstract

Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Glycobiology, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sölvegatan 23, 22362 Lund, Sweden.

Urinary tract infection associated with conditions causing urinary tract obstruction and stasis, excluding urolithiasis and neuropathic bladder - Abstract

Department of Urology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa.

Vinegar for decreasing catheter-associated bacteriuria in long-term catheterized patients : A randomized controlled trial - Abstract

School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences,Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the zero-tolerance era - Abstract

Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil.