Urinary Tract Infections
ExcerptUrinary tract infections (UTI) are among the most frequently acquired infections in the community, but also in hospitals and other health care institutions, causing a huge amount of antibiotic consumption. During the last decade we have seen significant changes in the field of urinary tract infections regarding causative pathogens and antibiotic treatment calling for an update of current trends. The worldwide increase of uropathogens resistant to former first line antibiotics, such as cotrimoxazole, fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins, has had detrimental consequences not only for treatment but also for prophylaxis of infectious complications after urological interventions. A paradigm shift concerning asymptomatic bacteriuria has had a great impact on the definition and management of UTIs today [1–4]. [...] View Full-Text
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Johansen, T.E.B.; Naber, K.G. Urinary Tract Infections. Antibiotics 2014, 3, 375-377.
Johansen TEB, Naber KG. Urinary Tract Infections. Antibiotics. 2014; 3(3):375-377.Chicago/Turabian Style
Johansen, Truls E.B.; Naber, Kurt G. 2014. "Urinary Tract Infections." Antibiotics 3, no. 3: 375-377.