Antibiotic susceptibility of common pediatric uropathogens in the United States.

  title={Antibiotic susceptibility of common pediatric uropathogens in the United States.},
  author={Pranita D. Tamma and Daniel J Sklansky and Debra L. Palazzi and S. Swami and Aaron M. Milstone},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={59 5},
TO THE EDITOR—Urinary tract infections (UTIs) remain a common indication for antibiotic therapy in children [1]. They are frequently managed in the outpatient setting where availability of susceptibility results may be delayed, making selection of appropriate initial therapy important. We sought to evaluate susceptibility patterns of antibiotic agents used to treat UTIs in children by developing a pooled antibiogram of urinary isolates from pediatric hospitals across the United States. We… CONTINUE READING
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