Treatment of uncomplicated symptomatic urinary tract infections: Resistance patterns and misuse of antibiotics

@inproceedings{George2015TreatmentOU,
  title={Treatment of uncomplicated symptomatic urinary tract infections: Resistance patterns and misuse of antibiotics},
  author={Carolin Elizabeth George and Gift Norman and Gudi Venkata Ramana and Devashri Mukherjee and T. J. Narendra Rao},
  booktitle={Journal of family medicine and primary care},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Uncomplicated but symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common problem seen in practice. The study was undertaken to assess the most common pathogens responsible for uncomplicated symptomatic UTIs and the antimicrobial resistance pattern in a hospital in Bangalore. The study also explores the issue of antibiotic usage for these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in the Medicine department of a tertiary hospital in Bangalore. In all, 196 patients… CONTINUE READING
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