Antibiotic resistance patterns of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infections.

@article{Edlin2013AntibioticRP,
  title={Antibiotic resistance patterns of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infections.},
  author={Rachel S Edlin and Daniel J. Shapiro and Adam L. Hersh and Hillary Lynne Copp},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={190 1},
  pages={222-7}
}
PURPOSE We characterize the current national patterns of antibiotic resistance of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined outpatient urinary isolates from patients younger than 18 years in 2009 using The Surveillance Network®, a database with antibiotic susceptibility results and patient demographic data from 195 United States hospitals. We determined the prevalence and antibiotic resistance patterns for the 6 most common uropathogens, ie Escherichia… CONTINUE READING