Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Viruses that infect bacteria abound in bladder

Phages—viruses that infect bacteria—are abundant in the bacteria that inhabit the female bladder. This is good news, because phage could be used as alternative treatment when antibiotics become resistant to pathogenic ...

Pediatrics

Urinalysis is effective for UTIs in younger febrile infants

(HealthDay)—For febrile infants age 60 days and younger, urinalysis is highly sensitive and specific for diagnosing urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a study published online Jan. 16 in Pediatrics.

Pediatrics

Human rhinovirus commonly detected in febrile infants

(HealthDay)—For febrile infants, human rhinovirus (HRV) is common, and detection does not alter risk of concomitant urinary tract infection or invasive bacterial infection, according to a study published online Jan. 17 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

An eNose that sniffs out bacteria that cause soft tissue infections

A recent study conducted at the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and Fimlab in Finland has concluded that an electronic nose (eNose) can be used to identify the most common ...

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