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infection tracto urinary

Anna Letícia Miranda, Ana Lúcia Lyrio de Oliveira, Daiana Terra Nacer, Cynthia Adalgisa Mesojedovas Aguiar
OBJECTIVE: to compare the results of urinary tract infection incidence, by means of the rate of indwelling urethral catheter use, and to identify microorganisms in urine cultures and surveillance cultures before and after the implementation of a clinical protocol for intensive care unit patients . METHOD: urinary tract infection is defined as a positive urine culture > 105 CFU/mL, notified by the hospital infection control service, six months before and after the implementation of the protocol...
September 9, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
L Prieto, M Esteban, J Salinas, J M Adot, S Arlandis, L Peri, J M Cozar
INTRODUCTION: The clinical manifestations of urinary infections, commonly mild and uncomplicated, have resulted in a generally empirical therapeutic decision-making process, which does not help fight resistances to antibacterial agents, thus causing a high rate of recurrence. OBJECTIVE: This study seeks to reduce the clinical variability in the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs). MATERIAL AND METHOD: The consensus document was developed using a nominal group methodology, using scientific evidence on RUTIs extracted from a systematic (noncomprehensive) literature review, along with the expert judgment of specialists and their experience in clinical practice...
July 2015: Actas Urologicas Españolas
Antonio Vallano, Dolores Rodríguez, M Estrella Barceló, Anna López, Angel Cano, Belén Viñado, Eduard Diogene
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: An increase in the resistance to antimicrobial agents among bacteria causing urinary tract infections (UTI) has been reported. The aim of this study was to relate uropathogen susceptibility to prescribed antibiotics for UTI to the clinical outcome after therapy in primary health care patients. METHODS: A prospective longitudinal study, including 118 women diagnosed with UTI was carried out in primary health care centers. The results of urine culture, antimicrobial susceptibility testing and the prescribed antibiotic treatment were recorded...
August 2006: Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica
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