Antibiotic resistance patterns of pediatric community-acquired urinary infections.

  title={Antibiotic resistance patterns of pediatric community-acquired urinary infections.},
  author={Eliana Biondi Medeiros Guidoni and Eitan Namaan Berezin and Stanley Nigro and Nataly A Santiago and Vanda Benini and Julio Toporovski},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  volume={12 4},
Knowledge about antimicrobial resistance patterns of the etiological agents of urinary tract infections (UTIs) is essential for appropriate therapy. Urinary isolates from symptomatic UTI cases attended at Santa Casa University Hospital of São Paulo from August 1986 to December 1989 and August 2004 to December 2005 were identified by conventional methods. Antimicrobial resistance testing was performed by Kirby Bauer's disc diffusion method. Among the 257 children, E. coli was found in 77%. A… CONTINUE READING


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