The Growing Threat of Pyelonephritis Caused by Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli.

Title

The Growing Threat of Pyelonephritis Caused by Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2016
2016-10

Description

The article focuses on a bacteria Escherichia coli which lead to occurrence of pyelonephritis with increasing resistance of Escherichia coli for empiric antibiotics. Topics discussed include need for making choices of empiric antibiotic by clinicians which will be based on patterns of local resistance, association of extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) with healthcare acquisition and mentions drawback of ertapenem like difficulty in oral conversion.

Subject

Adult; Female; Male; Pregnancy; Urinalysis; Community-Acquired Infections; Cell Culture Techniques; Emergency Service; Drug Resistance; Microbial; Microbial Culture and Sensitivity Tests; Antiinfective Agents; Escherichia Coli; Escherichia Coli Infections; Biological Phenomena; Immunocompromised Host; Fluoroquinolone; Antibiotics – Administration and Dosage; Escherichia Coli Infections – Diagnosis; Pyelonephritis – Complications; Pyelonephritis – Diagnosis; Pyelonephritis – Etiology; Pyelonephritis – Risk Factors

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1–3

Issue

1

Volume

36

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “The Growing Threat of Pyelonephritis Caused by Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 25, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5850.

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