The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)

Urinary infection

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Original Article / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 2, JUNE 2024

Causative Microorganisms in Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections and Risk Factors for the Development of Infection with Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Species

Rüveyda Korkmazer and others

Urinary tract infection (UTI) affects approximately 150 million people worldwide every year and is encountered in all age groups. Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp., group B streptococcus, and Enterococcus spp. are the most frequent species. The increase in antibiotic resistance rates among these agents leads to failures in empirical treatment and causes an increase in mortality, morbidity rates, and costs. Read More