Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Urinary Tract Infections

Wael A. H. Hegazy

Zagazig University

Wael A.H. Hegazy Prof. of Microbiology and Immunology, BSc. Pharmaceutical sciences, Zagazig University, Egypt (2001), awarded Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat) degree from Osnabruck University, Germany (2011).

Co-editors:

Azza Abd El Fatah

Zagazig University

Lwanyumba Lwegasila

Zanzibar School of Health

Dr. Lwegasila was appointed as an examination officer at the Zanzibar School of Health at 28. At the same time, he was also in charge of the emergency department.

Covering

Urinary Tract Anatomy Urinary Tract Infections Bacterial Infections Catheter-Associated Infections Fungal Infections Epidemiology Protozoal Infections Common Infections Viral Infections Epidemiology Treatment AIDS Patients Infections During Pregnancy

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Microbial infections have a large impact on our health; among these infections, urinary tract infections (UTIs) have a great share. The frequency of UTIs varies with gender, age, health state, and socioeconomic background. Furthermore, the causative agents of UTIs expand to include bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and viral infectious agents. Authored by clinicians and scientists particularly nominated for their expertise in the field, the Urinary tract infections book reviews the diverse causative agents of UTIs. This book intends to cover the epidemiology, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and viral UTIs. Special consideration is drawn to the UTIs in specific groups of patients like pregnant women, children, hospitalized, immunocompromised, and AIDS patients. This book aims to provide consensus tips on the treatment and etiology of UTIs that aid clinicians and healthcare providers in cost-effective curing UTI patients. This book will intend to present well-designed clinical studies as well as basic research that will be appreciated by clinicians and researchers in urology and microbiology.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: May 5th 2022

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Deadline for chapter proposals: June 2nd 2022

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Deadline for full chapters: August 1st 2022

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Review results due: October 20th 2022

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Expected publication date: December 19th 2022

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About the editor

Wael A. H. Hegazy

Zagazig University

Prof. Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Zagazig University, Egypt

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