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Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: Emergence of a Unique Syndrome During Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
The discovery of effective therapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has improved the outlook for patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (75, 88, 115, 121, 134).Expand
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Role of biofilm in catheter-associated urinary tract infection.
The predominant form of life for the majority of microorganisms in any hydrated biologic system is a cooperative community termed a "biofilm." A biofilm on an indwelling urinary catheter consists ofExpand
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Catheter-associated infections: pathogenesis affects prevention.
Intravascular catheters and urinary catheters are the 2 most commonly inserted medical devices in the United States, and they are likewise the two most common causes of nosocomially acquiredExpand
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Inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria in a tertiary care hospital.
BACKGROUND Evidence-based guidelines state that asymptomatic bacteriuria is not a clinically significant condition in men and nonpregnant women and that treatment is unlikely to confer clinicalExpand
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Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections in the outpatient setting: a review.
IMPORTANCE Urinary tract infection is among the most common reasons for an outpatient visit and antibiotic use in adult populations. The increasing prevalence of antibacterial resistance amongExpand
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Management of catheter-associated urinary tract infection
  • B. Trautner
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in infectious diseases
  • 1 February 2010
Purpose of review The aim of this article is to review recent publications concerning the management of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI), including the issues of diagnosis andExpand
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Antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of PEGylated poly(amidoamine) dendrimers.
We have investigated the antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of a series of amino-terminated poly(amidoamine) (PAMAM) dendrimers modified with poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) groups. TheExpand
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Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: 2019 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Received 29 November 2018; editorial decision 20 December 2018; accepted 27 December 2018; published online March 21, 2019. The guidelines represent the proprietary and copyrighted property of theExpand
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Diagnosis and management of recurrent urinary tract infections in non-pregnant women
#### Summary points Recurrent acute cystitis, or recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI), is common in women, and most primary care providers will encounter this clinical entity many times in theirExpand
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Silver or nitrofurazone impregnation of urinary catheters has a minimal effect on uropathogen adherence.
PURPOSE Bacterial adherence to the urinary catheter is an early step in biofilm formation and the pathogenesis of catheter associated urinary tract infection. We studied in vitro the effect of silverExpand
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