Posts Tagged ‘urinary tract infection’

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Vesicoureteral Reflux

Posted by • June 6th, 2014

Are Charlie’s kidneys backed up?  Does he need antibiotics?  His parents want to know if 2-year-old Charlie is going to be on long-term antibiotics to prevent any new bladder infections.  He’s just finished treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI).    You explain that a voiding cystourethrogram will need to be done first to categorize the… Read More…

Voided Midstream Urine Culture in Acute Cystitis

Posted by • November 15th, 2013

Urinary tract infection in women is a very common outpatient clinical problem. A new report defines the implications of microbiologic analysis of midstream urine cultures in premenopausal women with acute uncomplicated cystitis. Urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection that is encountered frequently in outpatient settings in the United States, accounting for 8.6 million visits in 2007…. Read More…

Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by • March 16th, 2012

The latest review in our Clinical Practice series comes from Dr. Thomas Hooten at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Urinary tract infection is the most common bacterial infection encountered in the ambulatory care setting in the United States, accounting for 8.6 million visits in 2007. The self-reported annual incidence of urinary tract infection in women is… Read More…

Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections

Posted by • July 22nd, 2011

Approximately 7 to 8% of girls and 2% of boys have a UTI during the first 8 years of life. Not all UTIs involve the kidney, but acute pyelonephritis is one of the most common serious bacterial infections in children. Our latest Medical Progress review, Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in Children, summarizes diverse views on… Read More…