TITLE

Blood Cultures for Women with Uncomplicated Acute Pyelonephritis: Are They Necessary?

AUTHOR(S)
Velasco, María; Martínez, J. Antonio; Moreno-Martínez, Antonio; Horcajada, J. Pablo; Ruiz, Joaquim; Barranco, Margarita; Almela, Manel; Vila, Jordi; Mensa, José
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assess the utility of blood cultures in the management of uncomplicated pyelonephritis in women. Number of patients received an initial dose of intravenous ceftriaxone; Consideration of the clinical and microbiological evolution of infection; Occurrence of symptoms of cystitis; Increase of the incidence of bacteremia in a number of febrile children with urinary tract infections.
ACCESSION #
11043915

 

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