Infezioni delle vie urinarie da batteri gram-negativi e aumento di ceppi esbl-produttori in pediatria. Risultati di uno studio osservazionale monocentrico

Translated title of the contribution: Gram-negative urinary tract infections and increasing isolation of ESBL-producing or ceftazidime-resistant strains in children: Results from a single-centre survey

Stefano Giardino, Roberto Bandettini, Maddalena Perotti, Giorgio Piaggio, Ludovica Degl'Innocenti, Rosanna Sacco, Antonella Ciucci, Ilaria Caviglia, Paola Barabino, Francesca Ginocchio, Giuseppe Losurdo, Riccardo Haupt, Elio Castagnola

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are an important cause of morbidity in paediatrics, especially related to urinary tract malformation and neurogenic bladder dysfunction. The infection control team of Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italy, performs a prospective survey on the epidemiology of UTI in children admitted in the hospital, and data are expressed as episodes/1000 days of hospital admission. From 2007 to 2011 there was an increase in the rate of Gram-negative UTIs, especially in the Nephrology Unit (from 11.63 to 27.48, r-coefficient 0.95, P

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)29-33
Number of pages5
JournalInfezioni in Medicina
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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