Comparison of the clinical characteristics of diabetic and non-diabetic women with community-acquired acute pyelonephritis: a multicenter study.

@article{Kim2014ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the clinical characteristics of diabetic and non-diabetic women with community-acquired acute pyelonephritis: a multicenter study.},
  author={Yeonjae Kim and Seong Heon Wie and U-Im Chang and Jieun Kim and Moran Ki and Young Kyun Cho and Seung-Kwan Lim and Jin Seo Lee and Ki Tae Kwon and Hyuck Lee and Hee Jin Cheong and Dae Won Park and Seong Yeol Ryu and Moon Hyun Chung and Hyunjoo Pai},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2014},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          244-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Purpose of this study was to compare clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes in diabetic and non-diabetic women with community-acquired APN (CA-APN). METHODS We prospectively collected and analyzed clinical data of women with CA-APN who attended 11 hospitals in South Korea from March 2010 to February 2012. RESULTS Of a total of 775 patients, 246 (31.7%) were diabetic and 529 (68.3%) non-diabetic. Fewer of the diabetic patients had flank pain (27.6% vs. 37.2% P = 0.009… CONTINUE READING

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