Factors associated with ciprofloxacin- and cefotaxime-resistant Escherichia coli in women with acute pyelonephritis in the emergency department.

@article{Park2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with ciprofloxacin- and cefotaxime-resistant Escherichia coli in women with acute pyelonephritis in the emergency department.},
  author={Kyung Hwa Park and Won Sup Oh and Eu Suk Kim and Wan Beom Park and J. Hur and Young Keun Kim and Chisook Moon and Jae Hoon Lee and Chang Seop Lee and B N Kim},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={8-13}
}
BACKGROUND High rates of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from patients with urinary tract infections have been reported worldwide. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for resistance to ciprofloxacin (CIP) and cefotaxime (CTX) in E. coli isolated from patients with acute pyelonephritis (APN). METHODS We prospectively identified women over 18 y of age who visited the emergency department of one of 10 hospitals with APN and whose urine culture grew E. coli… CONTINUE READING

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