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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146619/urinary-neutrophil-gelatinase-associated-lipocalin-for-the-diagnosis-of-urinary-tract-infections
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Tamar R Lubell, Jonathan M Barasch, Katherine Xu, Maria Ieni, Keven I Cabrera, Peter S Dayan
OBJECTIVES: To determine the accuracy of the novel biomarker urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (uNGAL) to diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs) in febrile infants and young children. METHODS: Prospective cross-sectional study of febrile infants <3 months ( ≥ 38.0°C) and children 3 to 24 months (≥ 39.0°C) evaluated for UTIs. uNGAL levels, urinalysis, Gram-stain and culture were obtained. UTI was defined by colony counts. RESULTS: Of 260 patients, 35 (13...
November 16, 2017: Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29138582/once-daily-intramuscular-amikacin-for-outpatient-treatment-of-lower-urinary-tract-infections-caused-by-extended-spectrum-%C3%AE-lactamase-producing-escherichia-coli-in-children
#2
Meltem Polat, Soner Sertan Kara
Background: The rise in community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) with extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli strains raises the question of how to treat these infections effectively in pediatric outpatients. Amikacin has shown promising in vitro activity against ESBL-producing urinary isolates of E. coli; however, clinical data are limited. Objective: To investigate the clinical and microbiological outcomes of community-acquired lower UTIs caused by ESBL-producing E...
2017: Infection and Drug Resistance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135902/should-the-absence-of-urinary-nitrite-influence-empiric-antibiotics-for-urinary-tract-infection-in-young-children
#3
Pradip P Chaudhari, Michael C Monuteaux, Richard G Bachur
OBJECTIVES: Screening for urinary tract infection (UTI) includes urinary nitrite testing by dipstick urinalysis. Gram-negative enteric organisms produce urinary nitrite and represent the most common uropathogens. Enterococcus, a less common uropathogen, does not produce nitrite and has a unique antibiotic resistance pattern. Whether to adjust empiric antibiotics in the absence of urinary nitrite has not been established. Our primary objective was to determine prevalence of enterococcal UTI among young children with a nitrite negative urinalysis...
November 14, 2017: Pediatric Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29102297/the-efficacy-of-probiotics-in-prevention-of-urinary-tract-infection-in-children-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Mostafa Hosseini, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Neamatollah Ataei, Alireza Oraii, Jalaledin Mirzay Razaz, Anahita Izadi
BACKGROUND: A consensus has not been reached yet about the efficacy of probiotics in reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children. This systematic review and meta-analysis was designed to assess the efficacy of probiotics in prevention UTI in children. METHODS: The present study was designed based on guidelines for systematic reviews of clinical trials. Two independent reviewers performed an extensive search in the Medline, Embase, Web of Science and Scopus electronic databases up to the end of 2016...
October 9, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100793/discrimination-of-culture-negative-pyelonephritis-in-children-with-suspected-febrile-urinary-tract-infection-and-negative-urine-culture-results
#5
Jun Ho Lee
BACKGROUND: We investigated whether the C-reactive protein (CRP) level, urine electrolytes, and urine sodium-potassium ratio (uNa/K) could be useful markers for discriminating children with culture negative pyelonephritis (CNP) from children with suspected febrile urinary tract infection (fUTI) and negative urine culture results. METHODS: We examined 264 children experiencing their first fUTI consecutively admitted to our hospital between January 2011 and October 2014...
October 25, 2017: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection, Wei Mian Yu Gan Ran za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29097611/trends-in-intravenous-antibiotic-duration-for-urinary-tract-infections-in-young-infants
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William W Lewis-de Los Angeles, Cary Thurm, Adam L Hersh, Samir S Shah, Michael J Smith, Jeffrey S Gerber, Sarah K Parker, Jason G Newland, Matthew P Kronman, Brian R Lee, Thomas V Brogan, Joshua D Courter, Alicen Spaulding, Sameer J Patel
OBJECTIVES: To assess trends in the duration of intravenous (IV) antibiotics for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in infants ≤60 days old between 2005 and 2015 and determine if the duration of IV antibiotic treatment is associated with readmission. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of infants ≤60 days old diagnosed with a UTI who were admitted to a children's hospital and received IV antibiotics. Infants were excluded if they had a previous surgery or comorbidities, bacteremia, or admission to the ICU...
November 2, 2017: Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29082641/risk-factors-for-urological-complications-following-living-donor-renal-transplantation-in-children
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Mohammed S ElSheemy, Waleed Ghoneima, Waseem Aboulela, Kareem Daw, Ahmed M Shouman, Ahmed I Shoukry, Sherif Soaida, Doaa M Salah, Hafez Bazaraa, Fatina I Fadel, Ahmed A Hussein, Enmar Habib, Ismail R Saad, Mohamed El Ghoneimy, Hany A Morsi, Mohammed A Lotfi, Hesham Badawy
The aim of this study was to detect possible risk factors for UC and UTI following pediatric renal Tx and effect of these complications on outcome. One hundred and eight children who underwent living donor Tx between 2009 and 2015 were retrospectively included. Extraperitoneal approach was used with stented tunneled extravesical procedure. Mean recipient age was 9.89 ± 3.46 years while mean weight was 25.22 ± 10.43 kg. Seventy-three (67.6%) recipients were boys while 92 (85.2%) were related to donors...
October 29, 2017: Pediatric Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080255/how-to-stent-the-ureter-after-kidney-transplantation-in-children-a-comparison-of-two-methods-of-urinary-drainage
#8
Anuradha S Ter Haar, Rulan S Parekh, Ralph W J Leunissen, Joop van den, Armando J Lorenzo, Diane Hebert, Mandy G Keijzer-Veen, Karlien Cransberg
Ureteral stenting after pediatric renal transplantation serves to prevent obstruction and urinary leakage, but can also cause complications. This study compares the complication rates of both methods. Data were retrospectively collected at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (splint group, n = 61) and Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (JJ catheter group, n = 50). Outcome measures included urological interventions and incidence of UTIs during the first 3 months post-transplantation. The splint was removed after a median of 9 (IQR 8-12), the JJ catheter after 42 (IQR 36-50) days...
October 27, 2017: Pediatric Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071817/urinary-ykl-40-as-a-candidate-biomarker-for-febrile-urinary-tract-infection-in-young-children
#9
Hyun Hee Kim, Mi Hae Chung, Joong Hyun Bin, Kyoung Soon Cho, Juyoung Lee, Jin Soon Suh
BACKGROUND: Given that YKL-40 is a known marker of inflammation, we sought to determine its association with urinary tract infection (UTI) in febrile children. METHODS: In total, 44 children aged 0 to 24 months with febrile UTI and 35 age- and sex-matched controls with fever from other causes were enrolled in the study. ELISA was performed to determine the level of YKL-40 in urine collected from each child. RESULTS: The ratio of urinary YKL-40 to creatinine (Cr) was higher in the children with a UTI than in the controls (P<0...
January 2018: Annals of Laboratory Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29028278/functional-variants-in-intercellular-adhesion-molecule-1-and-toll-like-receptor-4-genes-are-more-frequent-in-children-with-febrile-urinary-tract-infection-with-renal-parenchymal-involvement
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Almontaser Hussein, Khaled Saad, Eman Askar, Asmaa M Zahran, Hekma Farghaly, Kotb Metwalley, Ahmad A Elderwy
AIM: We studied the functional polymorphisms of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and toll-like receptor-4 (TLR-4) genes and risk of acute pyelonephritis (APN) in children attending Assiut University Children's Hospitals, Egypt, from 2011 to 2015. METHODS: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) were diagnosed in 380 children: 98 had APN and 282 had lower UTIs. Four single-nucleotide polymorphisms in ICAM-1 and TLR-4 genes were genotyped in all subjects: ICAM-1 rs1799969 Gly241Arg, ICAM-1 rs5498 Glu469Lys, TLR-4 rs4896791 Thr399Ile and TLR-4 rs4896790 Asp299Gly...
October 13, 2017: Acta Paediatrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28986090/urinary-tract-infection-in-children-diagnosis-treatment-imaging-comparison-of-current-guidelines
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REVIEW
M Okarska-Napierała, A Wasilewska, E Kuchar
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a frequent disorder of childhood, yet the proper approach for a child with UTI is still a matter of controversy. The objective of this study was to critically compare current guidelines for the diagnosis and management of UTI in children, in light of new scientific data. METHODS: An analysis was performed of the guidelines from: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), Italian Society of Pediatric Nephrology, Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), Polish Society of Pediatric Nephrology, and European Association of Urology (EAU)/European Society for Pediatric Urology (ESPU)...
September 19, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28984254/yield-of-imaging-performed-as-per-indian-society-of-pediatric-nephrology-guidelines-in-children-with-urinary-tract-infection
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Rajiv Sinha, Devdeep Mukherjee, Jayati Sengupta, Subhasis Saha, Sushmita Banerjee
OBJECTIVE: To assess yield of imaging performed as per Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ISPN) urinary tract infection (UTI) guideline. METHODS: Ultrasonography (USG), voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) and dimercaptosuccinic-acid (DMSA) scintigraphy were performed in 183 children (age 0-5y) with first episode (age 0-1y) of UTI or recurrent (age <5y) UTI, as per ISPN recommendations. RESULTS: Significant abnormalities were detected in 110 (63%), with vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) grades 3-5 in 31% and renal scars in 43%...
September 15, 2017: Indian Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28982546/what-did-we-find-from-imaging-studies-in-childhood-uti-and-which-studies-are-mandatory
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Prayong Vachvanichsanong, Pornsak Dissaneewate, Edward McNeil
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the imaging results of childhood UTI in our setting, and examine if it would be appropriate to apply the recent guideline changes regarding imaging studies as routine practice in Thailand. METHODS: Medical records of UTI children aged 0-15 years were reviewed, with focus on renal ultrasound (RUS), cystogram and (99mTc)dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) renal scan results to determine congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) and renal damage...
October 2, 2017: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978286/the-clinical-diagnosis-and-management-of-urinary-tract-infections-in-children-and-adolescents
#14
Lindsey Korbel, Marianella Howell, John David Spencer
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common and serious bacterial infections encountered by paediatricians and primary care physicians. Although the diagnosis and management of UTI appear simplistic, they remain among the most contentious issues in paediatrics. In part, UTI controversies stem from the absence of classic clinical symptoms, inappropriate urine specimen collection, modified urinary tract imaging recommendations, and diverse treatment and prevention strategies. Recently published guidelines and large clinical trials have attempted to clarify UTI diagnostic and management strategies...
October 5, 2017: Paediatrics and International Child Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28975420/diagnosis-and-management-of-bladder-bowel-dysfunction-in-children-with-urinary-tract-infections-a-position-statement-from-the-international-children-s-continence-society
#15
Stephen Yang, Michael E Chua, Stuart Bauer, Anne Wright, Per Brandström, Piet Hoebeke, Søren Rittig, Mario De Gennaro, Elizabeth Jackson, Eliane Fonseca, Anka Nieuwhof-Leppink, Paul Austin
BACKGROUND: We present a consensus view from the International Children's Continence Society (ICCS) on the evaluation and management of bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD) in children with urinary tract infection (UTI). The statement aims to highlight the importance of BBD in the development and recurrence of childhood UTI and its management to reduce its associated morbidity and sequelae. METHODS: A systematic literature search was done on PubMed, Embase, and Scopus databases until August 15, 2016...
October 3, 2017: Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28966488/changing-prevalence-and-antibiotic-drug-resistance-pattern-of-pathogens-seen-in-community-acquired-pediatric-urinary-tract-infections-at-a-tertiary-care-hospital-of-north-india
#16
Vrushali Patwardhan, Dinesh Kumar, Varun Goel, Sarman Singh
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim and objective of this study was to assess the temporal changes in the microbiological profiles and antimicrobial resistance patterns of uropathogens in pediatric community-acquired UTI. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective analysis of data collected over a Scattered period of 5 years. The baseline data collected were from January to December 2009, and the second period considered for comparison was from January to December 2014...
October 2017: Journal of Laboratory Physicians
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965960/urinary-tract-infection-in-children-management-in-the-era-of-antibiotic-resistance-a-pediatric-urologist-s-view
#17
REVIEW
Balazs Kutasy, David Coyle, Magdalena Fossum
CONTEXT: Antibiotic resistance to uropathogens has grown significantly worldwide. Today, pediatric urologist experience a situation that needs appropriate action because urinary tract infections are one of the most common bacterial infections in children. OBJECTIVE: In this overview we aimed at presenting the clinical aspects of antibiotic usage in pediatric urology. Our intention was to take part of the important debate regarding future management of bacterial resistance against antibiotics...
April 2017: European Urology Focus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28961708/enteroaggregative-escherichia-coli-with-uropathogenic-characteristics-are-present-in-feces-of-diarrheic-and-healthy-children
#18
Kamila O Nunes, Adriana C P Santos, Silvia Y Bando, Rosa M Silva, Tânia A T Gomes, Waldir P Elias
Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) has been recently associated with urinary tract infections (UTI). Since EAEC are found in feces of both diarrheic and asymptomatic individuals, their presence in the intestine may be a source of UTI. In this study we detected in feces of diarrheic and healthy children a subset of EAEC strains with genetic markers of extraintestinal pathogenic E. coli (ExPEC). MLST grouped these EAEC(ExPEC+) in three main clusters along with prototypes strains of EAEC, UPEC and UTI-causing EAEC...
September 11, 2017: Pathogens and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28956280/management-of-urinary-tract-infection-with-intravesical-amikacin-may-increase-the-risk-of-bladder-oxidative-stress-in-children-with-neurogenic-bladder
#19
Akin Soner Amasyali, Dilek Yilmaz, Mustafa Yilmaz, Faruk Kucukdurmaz, Ferah Sonmez, Haluk Erol
INTRODUCTION: We evaluated the bladder oxidative stress in neurogenic bladder children treated with intravesical amikacin for recurrent UTI and whether urinary isoprostane f2 alpha (F2-IsoP) is a good biomarker in this particular condition. METHODS: This prospectively designed controlled study was approved by the Adnan Menderes University institutional ethics committee (Adnan Menderes University, 2015/649). Between January 2016 and January 2017, twenty-six children with meningomyelocele who had been doing CIC were recruited...
December 2017: International Urology and Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28954556/an-update-on-new-antibiotic-prophylaxis-and-treatment-for-urinary-tract-infections-in-children
#20
Jean Daniel Delbet, Mathie Lorrot, Tim Ulinski
This review focuses on the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) in children and in particular its recent changes. Areas covered: Acute pyelonephritis, acute cystitis and asymptomatic bacteriuria or asymptomatic infections have to be clearly distinguished. Prompt treatment is required in pyelonephritis and cystitis, but not in asymptomatic bacteriuria or infection, in order to avoid selection of more virulent strains. This concept should be considered even in immunocompromised or bedridden children. In case of pyelonephritis, there should be no delay in beginning the antibiotic treatment in order to decrease the risk of long term complication, such as renal scars...
October 2017: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
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