International comparison of causative bacteria and antimicrobial susceptibilities of urinary tract infections between Kobe, Japan and Surabaya, Indonesia.

International comparison of causative bacteria and antimicrobial susceptibilities of urinary tract infections between Kobe, Japan and Surabaya, Indonesia. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 31;: Authors: Kitagawa K, Shigemura K, Yamamichi F, Alimsardjono L, Rahardjo D, Kuntaman K, Shirakawa T, Fujisawa M Abstract The urinary tract infection (UTI)-causative bacteria have variation among countries partly owing to the difference of antibiotic uses. To compare their frequency and antibiotic susceptibilities between Kobe, Japan and Surabaya, Indonesia, we retrospectively analyzed 1,804 samples from UTI patients (1,251 from Kobe University Hospital, Kobe, and 544 from Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Surabaya) in 2014. Surabaya data were divided to adults and pediatrics because substantial number of pediatric-patients were collected. As the results, Escherichia coli was the most common uropathogen (24.1% in Kobe and 39.3% in Surabaya) and significantly resistant to ampicillin and substantially to 1(st) and 3(rd) cephalosporins in Surabaya adults but not in Kobe adults (p
Source: Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Jpn J Infect Dis Source Type: research

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