Infections

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.

Performance and clinical significance of direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing on urine from hospitalized patients - Abstract

Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Multicenter randomized controlled trial of bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection in patients with neurogenic bladder - Abstract

Center for Prostheses Infection, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Indwelling urinary catheters: Accurate monitoring of urine output - Abstract

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Urinary tract infections in women: Etiology and treatment options - Abstract

Department of Clinical and Specialist Sciences, Urology, Polytechnic University of the Marche Medical School and United Hospitals, Ancona, Italy.

Mission impossible? Urological management of patients with spinal cord injury during pregnancy: A systematic review - Abstract

Department of Neuro-Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Nottwil, Switzerland.

Consensus review of the epidemiology and appropriate antimicrobial therapy of complicated urinary tract infections in Asia-Pacific region - Abstract

Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

Prevalence of healthcare device-associated infection using point prevalence surveys of antimicrobial prescribing and existing electronic data - Abstract

Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.

Urinary tract infections in long-term care residents - Abstract

Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

Uropathogenic bacteria leave a mark - Abstract

Department of Urology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Editor's Commentary - The network approach for prevention of healthcare-associated infections: Long-term effect of participation in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network

BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - An interesting strategy for infection prevention is the formation of an “infection control network” as described by Anderson et al., (2011).

The network approach for prevention of healthcare-associated infections: Long-term effect of participation in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network - Abstract

Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA