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Urinary Tract Infections

Edited by Peter Tenke

Jahn Ferenc Dél-Pesti Kórház és Rendelőintézet, Hungary

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This book covers different clinical manifestations of UTI, with special emphasis on some hard-to-treat diseases, and special conditions in respect of treatment; antibiotic resistance and the available alternative strategies for the prevention and treatment of UTIs and it deals with urinary tract infections in children. The aim of this book is to give a summary about the different aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of urinary tract infections for all medical disciplines.

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Urinary Tract InfectionsEdited by Peter Tenke

Published: October 3rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1788

ISBN: 978-953-307-757-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6511-8

Copyright year: 2011

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74656 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

26 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Review of Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections

By Tze Shien Lo and Augusto Alonto


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2. Current Management Strategies for Uncomplicated and Complicated Cystitis

By Niall F. Davis and Hugh D. Flood


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3. Urinary Tract Infections and Dysfunctional Voiding

By Minardi Daniele, d’Anzeo Gianluca, Conti Alessandro and Muzzonigro Giovanni


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4. Prostatitis: From Diagnosis to Treatment

By Stylianos Kontos, Vasilis Migdalis, Stefanos Kachrilas and Athanasios G. Papatsoris


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5. Complicated Upper Urinary Tract Infection

By Nasser Shakhssalim, Mohammad Samzadeh and Seyed Mohammad Ghahestani


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6. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: Significance for Different Patient Population

By Thomas Nelius, Stephanie Filleur and Jonathan S. Nelson


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7. Urinary Tract Infections During Pregnancy

By Anick Bérard, Fabiano Santos, Ema Ferreira and Sylvie Perreault


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8. Reducing the Incidence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Acute Care Setting Using Evidence-Based Guidelines

By Diane Gorman


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9. The Formation of Poly-Microbial Biofilms on Urinary Catheters

By Veronika Hola and Filip Ruzicka


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10. Urinary Tract Infections in Psychiatric Patients

By Teresita Sáinz Espuñes, Maria Elisa Drago Serrano and Jaime Amadeo Bustos Martínez


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11. Antibiotic Resistance in Urinary Tract Infections: Current Issues and Future Solutions

By David W. Hilbert


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12. Identification and Antibiotic Sensitivity of UTI Pathogens Using Raman Spectroscopy

By Evdokia Kastanos, Alexandros Kyriakides, Katerina Hadjigeorgiou and Costas Pitris


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13. Natural Approaches for Controlling Urinary Tract Infections

By Mary Anne Roshni Amalaradjou and Kumar Venkitanarayanan


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14. Prevention Strategy of Urogenital Infections by Using Lactobacilli with Probiotic Properties

By Liliana Pascual and Lucila Barberis


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15. Current Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Children

By Yusuf Kibar


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16. Urinary Tract Infection in Children – Onset of a New Era?

By Tanja Kersnik Levart and Rajko B Kenda


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17. UTI in Children

By Samileh Noorbakhsh and Vida Zarabi


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18. Post-Inflammatory Nephropathy

By Beata Bieniaś, Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Halina Borzęcka, Przemysław Sikora, Marek Majewski, Ewelina Książek and Andrzej Borzęcki


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19. Studies on Clinical Characteristics, Urovirulence Factor and Host Susceptibility Gene in Pediatric Acute Lobar Nephronia

By Chi-Hui Cheng, Yong-Kwei Tsau and Tzou-Yien Lin


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