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Outcome of treated and untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria in renal transplant recipients

El Amari, Emmanuelle
Published in Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. 2011, vol. 26, no. 12, p. 4109-14
Abstract No guidelines exist concerning treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in renal transplant recipients (RTR). Because of scarce clinical symptoms and fear of complications, such episodes are frequently treated based on subjective criteria without clear clinical benefit, with the risk of selecting resistant pathogens.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAsymptomatic Infections/therapyBacteriuriaChildEnterococcus faecalisEscherichia coli Infections/drug therapyFemaleGram-Positive Bacterial Infections/drug therapyHumansKidney TransplantationMaleMiddle AgedPostoperative Complications/drug therapyRetrospective StudiesTreatment OutcomeUrinary Tract Infections/drug therapyYoung Adult
PMID: 21592976
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Research groups Cultures cellulaires et transplantations (519)
La transplantation d'îlots de Langerhans (623)
Hépatologie chirurgicale (327)
Groupe Pierre-Yves Martin (néphrologie) (30)
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EL AMARI, Emmanuelle et al. Outcome of treated and untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria in renal transplant recipients. In: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 2011, vol. 26, n° 12, p. 4109-14. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24962

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