publication . Article . 2009

Antibiotic Resistance in Children with Recurrent or Complicated Urinary Tract Infection

N. Younis; K. Quol; T. Al-Momani; F. Al-Awaisheh; D. Al-Kayed;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Journal of Nepal Medical Association, volume 48, issue 173 (issn: 0028-2715, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nepal Medical Association
Abstract
<jats:p>INTRODUCTION:Urinary tract infection is certainly one of the most common childhood infections. Emerging resistance to the antibiotics is not unusual. Current hospitalization for children with urinary tract infection is reserved for severe or complicated cases. The aim of the present study was to determine the antibiotic resistance pattern among children with recurrent or complicated urinary tract infection.METHODS:A retrospective study carried out at Prince Hashem hospital, Zarqa city, eastern Jordan and involved 336 episodes of culture proved urinary tract infection obtained from 121 patients with recurrent UTI, who used prophylactic antibiotics during ...
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free text keywords: lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920, Trimethoprim, medicine.drug, medicine, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Gastroenterology, Nalidixic acid, Sulfamethoxazole, Vesicoureteral reflux, medicine.disease, Internal medicine, Antibiotics, medicine.drug_class, Drug resistance, Nitrofurantoin, Ciprofloxacin
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