Healthcare professionals may inappropriately order urine cultures for patients with catheters, on the basis of subjective signs rather than evidence-based guidelines.
Investigators of this study sought to compare the efficacy of a community health nursing intervention vs standard of care to improve self-management of pelvic inflammatory disease.
Represcription rate at 28 days only 4.1 percent from 2011 to 2015; slight increase seen for men over time
Initiation of therapy with SGLT-2 inhibitors for T2D mellitus is not associated with an increased risk for UTI events compared with initiation of other second-line antidiabetic medications.
The FDA has approved Recarbrio for the treatment of adult patients aged 18 years and older with complicated UTI.
Different infection types, especially UTI, are associated with subsequent acute ischemic stroke.
A significant percentage of patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) are treated with an empiric antibiotic agent to which the etiologic bacteria is resistant.
Fosfomycin for injection may show promise and noninferiority compared with standard treatment for complicated urinary tract infections.
For children with a normal urinary tract, probiotics were more effective than placebo at reducing the risk for UTI after the first episode of a febrile UTI.
Less than 60% of prescriptions for the treatment of STIs in adolescents seeking care in emergency departments were filled.
The FDA has granted Breakthrough Device designation to ResistancePlus GC,, a test that detects ciprofloxacin susceptibility.
Persistent human papillomavirus infections may have minimal changes in viral load
The estimated incidence of urogenital infections with chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis was 376.4 million in 15- to 49-year-old men and women in 2016.
Less than 60 percent of prescriptions for the treatment of STIs among teens seeking care in the emergency department are filled.
Ceftriaxone remains the superior first-line treatment for gonorrhea compared with gentamicin.
The FDA has cleared the Aptima Combo 2 Assay (Hologic) and the Xpert CT/NG (Cepheid) to detect chlamydia and gonorrhea via throat and rectum samples.
Long-term antibiotics to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children offer a modest benefit but may increase the occurrence of UTIs caused by resistant bacteria.
An increased incidence of sexually transmitted infections was associated with the receipt of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in gay and bisexual men
A 5-session couple-based intervention for men in community supervision programs and their female sexual partners significantly reduced reported risky sexual behaviors.
Patients with suspected urinary tract infection syndromes may be unnecessarily prescribed antibiotics.