Meier, S; Weber, R; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Hasse, B (2011). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing gram-negative pathogens in community-acquired urinary tract infections: an increasing challenge for antimicrobial therapy. Infection, 39(4):333-340.
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UTI due to ESBL-producing E. coli are emerging, and also in a country with low antibiotic use. Because of increasing antibiotic resistance rates of E. coli to current standard therapy and because of the resistance patterns of ESBL-producing E. coli, guidelines for the management of UTIs must be revised. Fosfomycin or nitrofurantoin are recommended for the first-line empirical oral treatment of community-acquired uncomplicated UTIs.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Medical Microbiology|
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Infectious Diseases
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||14 Sep 2011 10:33|
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2013 00:31|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times Cited: 33|
Scopus®. Citation Count: 43
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