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Table of Contents Urinary tract infection (UTI) and corresponding inflammatory conditions:
- Lower urinary tract
- Upper urinary tract
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra. The most common symptom is dysuria (painful urination), followed by urethral discharge / genital discharge. For treatment purposes, it is classified in two categories: In the UK, Non-specific urethritis (NSU) may be used to mean that either gonorrhoea alone, or both gonorrhoea and chlamydia has been ruled out.
- In men, it is rare. But when it happens in sexually active men, it is frequently caused by STD.
- In women, it is frequently caused by Escherichia coli originating from the anus.
Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder.
Lower UTI symptoms are UTI treatment is usually with antibiotics like trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
(of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.
Management and outcome of 35 cases with foetal/neonatal alloimmune neutropenia
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Acta Paediatrica
ConclusionMore than half (21) of the 35 cases of FNAIN presented with infections and most implicated were HNA‐1a, HNA‐1b and HNA‐2. Treatment with antibiotics seemed adequate. A neonatal neutropenia workflow model for use in neonatal intensive care units is presented. (Source: Acta Paediatrica)
Diagnostic accuracy of rapid urine dipstick test to predict urinary tract infection among pregnant women in Felege Hiwot Referral Gospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | BMC Research Notes
This study was designed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the rapid dipstick test to predict urinary tract infection in pregnancy against the gold standard urine culture.MethodA total of 367 mid stream urine samples were collected, inoculated on MacConkey, Manitol salt agar (MSA) and blood agar and incubated aerobically at 37[degree sign]C for overnight. Specimens were classified as "positive" for urinary tract infection (UTI) if the growth of the pathogen(s) was at a count >= 105 colony-forming units per milliliter (cfu/mL) of urine and classified as "negative" with growth of (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Our patients’ stories: treating Matt’s vesicoureteral reflux
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:43:46 +0100 | Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston
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Risk factors for chronic pelvic pain: hospital‐based case–control study from Turkey
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | International Journal of Urological Nursing
Conclusion, this study has found that reproduction, urinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal systems and psychological factors affect women with chronic pelvic pain. (Source: International Journal of Urological Nursing)
Use these natural remedies to enjoy a more comfortable menopause
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0100 | NaturalNews.com
(NaturalNews) Many women suffer from various uncomfortable symptoms during menopause and perimenopause, the period preceding menopause. The common ones include hot flashes, headaches, recurrent urinary tract infections, vaginal dryness and irritation, cold hands and feet, poor memory... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Catheter associated urinary tract infections
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Epidemiologic Perspectives and Innovations
Urinary tract infection attributed to the use of an indwelling urinary catheter is one of the most common infections acquired by patients in health care facilities. As biofilm ultimately develops on all of these devices, the major determinant for development of bacteriuria is duration of catheterization. While the proportion of bacteriuric subjects who develop symptomatic infection is low, the high frequency of use of indwelling urinary catheters means there is a substantial burden attributable to these infections. Catheter-acquired urinary infection is the source for about 20% of episodes of health-care acquired bacteremia in acute care facilities, and over 50% in long term care facilities. The most important interventions to prevent bacteriuria and infection are to limit indwelling cathe...
How Frequently Do Symptomatic Urinary-Tract Infections Actually Occur After Gynecologic Oncology Surgery?
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:15:51 +0100 | Journal of Gynecologic Surgery
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery , Vol. 0, No. 0. (Source: Journal of Gynecologic Surgery)
Continuous antibiotics not necessary for many children with common prenatal abnormality
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0100 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the US. Many children with this abnormality are treated continually with preventive antibiotics for the first few years of life with the hopes of preventing the condition's associated urinary tract infections. But a new study found that, in most cases, continuous antibiotics for these children are unnecessary. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Prevalence of uropathogens and antimicrobial susceptibility profile in outpatient from Jataí-GO
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:02:13 +0100 | Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial
Conclusion: These data demonstrate the need to know the reality of each region in order to establish an appropriate empirical therapy, when it is not possible to perform culture and antimicrobial susceptibility testing. Introdução: Infecções do trato urinário (ITU) afetam pessoas em todo o mundo. Escherichia coli é o principal agente de ITU, no entanto a etiologia pode variar de acordo com o sexo e a idade do paciente. Variações regionais quanto à prevalência e à resistência aos antimicrobianos devem ser consideradas para a escolha terapêutica. Objetivos: Este trabalho teve por objetivo realizar um levantamento sobre os principais agentes de ITU e avaliar o perfil de resistência desses microrganismos no período de março de 2010 a junho de 2012, na cidade de Jataí-GO. Mé...
Luteolin decreases the attachment, invasion and cytotoxicity of UPEC in bladder epithelial cells and inhibits UPEC biofilm formation.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Food and Chemical Toxicology
Authors: Shen XF, Ren LB, Teng Y, Zheng S, Yang XL, Guo XJ, Wang XY, Sha KH, Li N, Xu GY, Tian HW, Wang XY, Liu XK, Li J, Huang N