publication . Other literature type . 2009

Research of Urinary Tract Infections in Family Medicine Physicians' Offices – Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections – Croatian Experience

Škerk, Vedrana; Škerk, Višnja; Jakšić, Jerko; Kolumbić Lakoš, Adela; Matrapazovski, Mirjana; Maleković, Gordan; Tambić Andrašević, Arjana; Radošević, Velena; Markotić, Alemka; Begovac, Josip;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Collegium antropologicum, volume 33, issue 2 (issn: 0350-6134, eissn: 1848-9486, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Croatian Anthropological Society
Abstract
In the period between October 1st and November 30th, 2006, we investigated a total of 3188 episodes of UTI (802 among males; 2386 among females) recorded in 108 family medicine offices in 20 cities in Croatia. The most common UTIs in women were acute uncomplicated cystitis (62%), complicated UTIs – cystitis and pyelonephritis (14%), urethritis (9%), acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis (6%), recurrent cystitis (5%), asymptomatic bacteriuria (3%) and recurrent pyelonephritis. The most common UTIs in men were complicated UTIs – cystitis and pyelonephritis (48%), urethritis (25%), prostatitis (24%) and asymptomatic bacteriuria (3%). Etiological diagnosis was made in ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: urologic and male genital diseasesfemale genital diseases and pregnancy complicationsbacterial infections and mycoses
free text keywords: urinary tract infections; epidemiology; etiology; clinical presentation; treatment; family medicine practitioners
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MZOS| Diagnostics and treatment of patients with prostatitis syndrome
Project
  • Funder: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (MSES) (MZOS)
  • Project Code: 143-1080002-0050
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