Community-acquired enterococcal urinary tract infections

  title={Community-acquired enterococcal urinary tract infections},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Bitsori and Sofia Maraki and Maria Raissaki and Anna Bakantaki and Emmanouil Galanakis},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Enterococcal urinary tract infection (UTI) is usually hospital-acquired and affects individuals with predisposing conditions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the community-acquired enterococcal UTIs in otherwise well children. We reviewed all the 257 first UTI episodes in children hospitalized in a General Hospital during a 5-year period. Enterococcus faecalis was isolated in 13 episodes, accounting for 5.1% of the total UTIs. All strains were susceptible to ampicillin, vancomycin and… CONTINUE READING
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