Infections

Recurrent urinary tract infections in kidney transplant recipients - Abstract

Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 3990 John R, Suite 5930, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA.

Introducing a population-based outcome measure to evaluate the effect of interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection - Abstract

St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

Molecular epidemiology of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from a regional cohort of elderly patients highlights the prevalence of ST131 strains with increased antimicrobial resistance in both community and hospital care settings - Abs

Pathogen Research Group, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK.

Urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injuries - Abstract

Department of Urology - P6, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

Urinary tract infections in the elderly population - Abstract

Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Biofilm formation and virulence of uropathogenic Escherichia coli in urine after consumption of cranberry-lingonberry juice - Abstract

Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 5000, 90014, Oulu, Finland.

Micropatterned surfaces for reducing the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infection: An in vitro study on the effect of Sharklet micropatterned surfaces to inhibit bacterial colonization and migration of uropathogenic Escherichia coli - Abstract

Sharklet Technologies Inc, Aurora, Colorado.

A multicenter case-control study of diagnostic tests for urinary tract infection in the presence of urolithiasis - Abstract

Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Kocaeli University, 41380, Kocaeli, Turkey.

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 (www.ihconline.org) 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.