Tag: CID

Mar 11

Cranberry juice fails for urinary tract infections

Barbosa-Cesnik C, et al. Cranberry juice fails to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection: results from a randomised placebo-controlled trial. CID. 2011;52(1):23-30
Cranberry juice is not associated with a lower incidence of UTI recurrence than placebo juice in young, sexually active college women.

Feb 07

Predicting the need for imaging in febrile urinary tract infections

van Nieuwkoop C, et al. Predicting the need for radiologic imaging in adults with febrile urinary tract infection. CID 2010;51(11):1266–1272
A simple clinical prediction rule may predict patients with febrile urinary tract infection who would not benefit from radiologic imaging.

Jan 07

Travel to Indian subcontinent and resistant E. coli UTIs

Freeman JT, et al. Community-onset genitourinary tract infection due to CTX-M-15-producing E. coli among travelers to the Indian subcontinent in NZ. CID 2008; 47:689–92
Travel to the Indian subcontinent is associated with multi-resistant E. coli causing UTIs in the community.