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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774893/prevalence-and-antimicrobial-sensitivity-pattern-of-urinary-tract-infection-among-children-with-cerebral-palsy-moshi-tanzania
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Amon Ryakitimbo, Rune Philemon, Festo Mazuguni, Levina Msuya
Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) in children with cerebral palsy (CP) is a challenging yet common clinical condition. Children with CP bare the greatest risk of contracting UTI because of their difficulties in neuromotor control which lead to delay of bladder control, causing incomplete bladder emptying and urine retention. Method: This was an analytical cross-sectional study that was conducted from September 2016 to March 2017 at Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania - Moshi and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre Neurological Pediatrics Outpatient Clinic...
2018: Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29739652/prolonged-length-of-stay-for-acute-hospital-admissions-as-the-increasing-of-age-a-nationwide-population-study-for-taiwan-s-patients-with-cerebral-palsy
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Kuo-Liang Chiang, Chin-Yin Huang, Hueng-Chuen Fan, Fang-Chuan Kuo
BACKGROUND: Studies investigating reasons for the admission and the associated lengths of stay (LOSs) among cerebral palsy (CP) patients are limited. This study determined common reasons for acute hospitalizations and the LOSs among children, adolescents, and young adults with CP. METHODS: We performed a secondary analysis of data. CP patients aged 4-32.9 years were identified by CP registry in the catastrophic illness patient registry of the 2010 Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database...
April 12, 2018: Pediatrics and Neonatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736094/influence-of-plasminogen-activator-inhibitor-1-gene-polymorphism-on-renal-scarring-after-first-febrile-urinary-tract-infection-in-infants
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Danka Pokrajac, Lejla Kapur-Pojskic, Sandra Vegar-Zubovic, Renata Milardovic
Background: The pathogenesis of renal scarring (RS) after first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in children is multifactorial. In addition to well-known risk factors, a role for genetic predisposition has been suggested. Aims: To determine whether deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) polymorphisms at the plasminogen activator inhibitor -1 (PAI-1) gene were associated with evolution to RS following a febrile UTI in infants. Materials and Methods: Our research included 100 infants, 84 girls and 16 boys, ages up to 1 year with a first febrile UTI, increased inflammatory parameters and positive urine culture treated at the Pediatric Clinic II of the University Clinical Center Sarajevo (UCCS)...
April 2018: Medical Archives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29732221/predicting-long-term-renal-damage-in-children-with-vesicoureteral-reflux-under-conservative-initial-management-205-cases-in-a-tertiary-referral-center
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Natalia Alvarez, Reyes Delgado Alvira, Yurema Gonzalez Ruiz, Rafael Fernandez Atuan, Alexander Siles Hinojosa, Miguel Angel Rihuete Heras, Marisa Justa Roldan, Jesus Gracia Romero
Introduction: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is one of the most common ailments in children. Evidence-based guidelines recommend conservative treatment in children with VUR, followed by endoscopic surgery in those with breakthrough febrile urinary tract infections (UTIs). Despite this fact, the management of VUR is still controversial. Our objective is to evaluate the conservative strategy in children with primary VUR in terms of renal function and scarring, and identify factors associated with poor prognosis in those children...
2018: Central European Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29729161/antimicrobial-susceptibility-patterns-of-escherichia-coli-in-children-and-adults-with-urinary-tract-infections
#5
Yaroslav O Mykhalko
OBJECTIVE: Introduction: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common pathology in children and adults that is caused mainly by Gram-negative bacteria among which Escherichia coli plays an outstanding role. UTIs treatment demands empiric antibiotic therapy and knowing of antimicrobial local susceptibility and resistance patterns is crucial for making a decision about an agent for the first line therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the local susceptibility patterns of uropathogenic E...
2018: Wiadomości Lekarskie: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721836/roultella-ornithinolytica-infection-in-infancy-a-case-of-febrile-urinary-tract-infection
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Laura De Petris, Ermanno Ruffini
Raoultella ornithinolytica is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, aerobic bacillus belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. R. ornithinolytica is a not very common, but emergent causal agent of human infection, and its expression of beta-lactamase provides resistance to commonly used antibiotics. The pathogenetic potential of R. ornithinolytica isolates in human disease has become increasingly important. Several cases of hospital-acquired infection, mostly associated with invasive procedures, or in patients with co-morbidity caused by R...
May 2, 2018: CEN Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29712621/incidence-of-lower-respiratory-tract-infections-and-atopic-conditions-in-boys-and-young-male-adults-royal-college-of-general-practitioners-research-and-surveillance-centre-annual-report-2015-2016
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Simon de Lusignan, Ana Correa, Richard Pebody, Ivelina Yonova, Gillian Smith, Rachel Byford, Sameera Rankiri Pathirannehelage, Christopher McGee, Alex J Elliot, Mariya Hriskova, Filipa Im Ferreira, Imran Rafi, Simon Jones
BACKGROUND: The Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre comprises more than 150 general practices, with a combined population of more than 1.5 million, contributing to UK and European public health surveillance and research. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this paper was to report gender differences in the presentation of infectious and respiratory conditions in children and young adults. METHODS: Disease incidence data were used to test the hypothesis that boys up to puberty present more with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) and asthma...
April 30, 2018: JMIR Public Health and Surveillance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29710324/development-and-validation-of-a-calculator-for-estimating-the-probability-of-urinary-tract-infection-in-young-febrile-children
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Nader Shaikh, Alejandro Hoberman, Stephanie W Hum, Anastasia Alberty, Gysella Muniz, Marcia Kurs-Lasky, Douglas Landsittel, Timothy Shope
Importance: Accurately estimating the probability of urinary tract infection (UTI) in febrile preverbal children is necessary to appropriately target testing and treatment. Objective: To develop and test a calculator (UTICalc) that can first estimate the probability of UTI based on clinical variables and then update that probability based on laboratory results. Design, Setting, and Participants: Review of electronic medical records of febrile children aged 2 to 23 months who were brought to the emergency department of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
April 16, 2018: JAMA Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29709445/predominant-bacteria-and-patterns-of-antibiotic-susceptibility-in-urinary-tract-infection-in-children-with-spina-bifida
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Tara K Ortiz, Nermarie Velazquez, Laura Ding, Jonathan C Routh, John S Wiener, Patrick C Seed, Sherry S Ross
BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infection is more common in children with spina bifida (SB) than neurologically intact children, and Escherichiacoli is the most common urinary pathogen in the general pediatric population. Less is known of the pathogens responsible for urinary tract infections (UTI) in the pediatric SB population or their evolving antimicrobial resistance patterns. The goal of this study is to determine the epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance patterns of SB-associated urinary pathogens...
April 20, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707736/cost-effectiveness-of-antimicrobial-prophylaxis-for-children-in-the-rivur-trial
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Lane S Palmer, Casey A Seideman, Yair Lotan
PURPOSE: We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent recurrent UTIs in children with vesicoureteral reflux based on the RIVUR trial. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A decision tree model compared strategies of antimicrobial prophylaxis vs. placebo in children with reflux using results from the RIVUR trial. Risk reduction was 50% based on intention to treat analysis. Costs were based on Medicare reimbursement and data in literature. The model incorporated costs of medications, imaging and complications such as pyelonephritis, likelihood of surgery and loss of work...
April 30, 2018: World Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29679555/mass-spectrometric-measurement-of-urinary-kynurenine-to-tryptophan-ratio-in-children-with-and-without-urinary-tract-infection
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Melanie L Yarbrough, Kelleigh E Briden, John V Mitsios, Annette L Weindel, Cindy M Terrill, David A Hunstad, Dennis J Dietzen
BACKGROUND: Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) catalyzes the first step of tryptophan (Trp) catabolism, yielding kynurenine (Kyn) metabolites. The kynurenine-to-tryptophan (K/T) ratio is used as a surrogate for biological IDO enzyme activity. IDO expression is increased during Escherichia coli urinary tract infection (UTI). Thus, our objective was to develop a method for measurement of Kyn/Trp ratio in human blood and urine and evaluate its use as a biomarker of UTI. METHODS: A mass spectrometric method was developed to measure Trp and Kyn in serum and urine specimens...
April 18, 2018: Clinical Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628969/association-between-vitamin-d-and-urinary-tract-infection-in-children
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Abolfazl Mahyar, Parviz Ayazi, Sara Safari, Reza Dalirani, Amir Javadi, Shiva Esmaeily
Purpose: The present study aimed to determine the relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) level and Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children. Methods: In this case-control study, 70 children with UTI (case group) were compared with 70 healthy children (control group) in terms of serum 25(OH)D levels. The children were between 1 month and 12 years of age. Serum 25(OH)D levels were measured using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The results were analyzed and compared between both groups...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594460/does-endoscopic-puncture-of-ureterocele-provide-not-only-an-initial-solution-but-also-a-definitive-treatment-in-all-children-over-the-26-years-of-experience
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Jaber Jawdat, Shachar Rotem, Stanislav Kocherov, Amicur Farkas, Boris Chertin
PURPOSE: We have retrospectively evaluated all patients who underwent endoscopic puncture (EP) of ureterocele over the last 26 years with special reference to the need in the second intervention and disease-free status. METHODS: 78 (69%) of the 112 patients following EP and completed follow-up were included. 51 (65%) were diagnosed prenatally and 27 (35%) postnatally. 46 patients (60%) had intravesical, while 32 (40%) had ectopic ureterocele. Median age at time of puncture was 4 months...
March 29, 2018: Pediatric Surgery International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29590188/overview-of-systematic-reviews-assessing-the-evidence-for-shorter-versus-longer-duration-antibiotic-treatment-for-bacterial-infections-in-secondary-care
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Igho J Onakpoya, A Sarah Walker, Pui S Tan, Elizabeth A Spencer, Oghenekome A Gbinigie, Johanna Cook, Martin J Llewelyn, Christopher C Butler
Our objective was to assess the clinical effectiveness of shorter versus longer duration antibiotics for treatment of bacterial infections in adults and children in secondary care settings, using the evidence from published systematic reviews. We conducted electronic searches in MEDLINE, Embase, Cochrane, and Cinahl. Our primary outcome was clinical resolution. The quality of included reviews was assessed using the AMSTAR criteria, and the quality of the evidence was rated using the GRADE criteria. We included 6 systematic reviews (n = 3,162)...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29588332/risks-of-irritable-bowel-syndrome-in-children-with-infantile-urinary-tract-infection-a-13-year-nationwide-cohort-study
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Teck-King Tan, Miguel Saps, Cheng-Li Lin, Chang-Ching Wei
Early life events play a crucial role in the development of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Some evidence suggests the phenomenon of cross-organ sensitization between bladder and colon. Whether urinary tract infection (UTI) during infancy is a risk factor of childhood IBS remains to be elucidated. In this retrospective cohort study, we selected 31 788 infants who had UTI between 2000 and 2011 as a UTI cohort and selected 127 152 infants without UTI as a comparison cohort, matched by age, sex and level of urbanization of living area...
March 26, 2018: Journal of Investigative Medicine: the Official Publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29588142/diffusion-weighted-magnetic-resonance-imaging-is-more-sensitive-than-dimercaptosuccinic-acid-scintigraphy-in-detecting-parenchymal-lesions-in-children-with-acute-pyelonephritis-a-prospective-study
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Alice Bosakova, Dana Salounova, Jaroslav Havelka, Otakar Kraft, Pavel Sirucek, Radim Kocvara, Michal Hladik
INTRODUCTION: Static renal scintigraphy is the gold standard for detection of inflammatory changes in the renal parenchyma in acute pyelonephritis. Our aim was to determine whether diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) was comparable with static renal scintigraphy (DMSA-SRS) to demonstrate acute renal parenchymal lesions. OBJECTIVE: To compare 99m Tc-dimercaptosuccinic acid static renal scintigraphy (DMSA-SRS) with diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) for detecting acute inflammatory changes in the renal parenchyma in children with febrile urinary tract infection...
March 13, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577511/association-between-interleukin-8-receptor-gene-cxcr1-and-cxcr2-polymorphisms-and-urinary-tract-infection-evidence-from-4097-subjects
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Shi-Sheng Han, Yan Lu, Min Chen, Yan-Qiu Xu, Yi Wang
The aim of this study was to determine whether a correlation exists between interleukin-8 receptor polymorphisms and urinary tract infection (UTI) susceptibility. We systematically searched electronic databases including PubMed, Embase, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, and Web of Science up to November 5, 2017 to select appropriate studies that focused on C-X-C chemokine receptor type 1 and/or 2 (CXCR1, CXCR2) polymorphisms with susceptibility to UTI. Eight case-control studies including 2085 patients with UTI and 2012 controls were enrolled in this study...
March 25, 2018: Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576374/prediction-of-vesicoureteral-reflux-in-children-with-febrile-urinary-tract-infection-using-relative-uptake-and-cortical-defect-in-dmsa-scan
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Il Ki Hong, Mi Hae Chung, Joong Hyun Bin, Kyung-Yil Lee, Jung Sue Kim, Chung Ho Kim, Jin-Soon Suh
BACKGROUND: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is an important urologic anomaly that causes renal injury in children with febrile urinary tract infection (UTI). The present study aimed to evaluate the associations of abnormalities detected on technetium-99m-labeled dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scans, focusing on the association with VUR of the levels of relative decrease in kidney function and cortical defects after a first febrile UTI in children. METHODS: All 171 children underwent ultrasonography, DMSA scan and voiding cystourethrography (VCUG)...
March 6, 2018: Pediatrics and Neonatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29539955/re-renal-tract-abnormalities-missed-in-a-historical-cohort-of-young-children-with-uti-if-the-nice-and-aap-imaging-guidelines-were-applied
#19
Douglas A Canning
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May 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29532235/predictive-ability-of-ngal-in-identifying-urinary-tract-infection-in-children-with-neurogenic-bladders
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Catherine S Forster, Elizabeth Jackson, Qing Ma, Michael Bennett, Samir S Shah, Stuart L Goldstein
BACKGROUND: Distinguishing between urinary tract infection (UTI) and colonization (UTC) in patients with neurogenic bladders who require clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) is difficult. Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin concentrations (uNGAL) are increased in UTIs. Our objective was to determine the predictive accuracy of uNGAL for UTI in CIC-dependent children. METHODS: Cross-sectional study of CIC-dependent patients from August, 2015 to November, 2016...
March 12, 2018: Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
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