The influence of diabetes mellitus on the spectrum of uropathogens and the antimicrobial resistance in elderly adult patients with urinary tract infection

@article{Bonadio2006TheIO,
  title={The influence of diabetes mellitus on the spectrum of uropathogens and the antimicrobial resistance in elderly adult patients with urinary tract infection},
  author={Mario Bonadio and Silvia Costarelli and Giovanna Morelli and Tiziana Tartaglia},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={54 - 54}
}
BACKGROUND The role of Diabetes mellitus (DM) in the etiology and in the antimicrobial resistance of uropathogens in patients with urinary tract infection has not been well clarified. For this reason we have evaluated the spectrum of uropathogens and the profile of antibiotic resistance in both diabetic and non diabetic patients with asymptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI). METHODS Urinary isolates and their patterns of susceptibility to the antimicrobials were evaluated in 346 diabetics… CONTINUE READING

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