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 ...

Health

Cycling does not damage men's sexual or urinary functions

Cycling is increasingly popular for transportation, exercise, and leisure, and its impact on sexual health has received a great deal of media attention, especially regarding erectile function. In a new report in The Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers make killer superbug breakthrough

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast together with the University of Vienna have discovered that treatment for the antibiotic resistant bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae could lie within our bodies' natural defences.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel nuclear medicine test can identify kidney transplant infection

German scientists have developed a novel nuclear medicine test that can determine whether a kidney transplant patient has developed infection in the transplanted tissue. The study, which utilizes positron emission tomography/magnetic ...

Pediatrics

Drop in proportion of neonates with long IV therapy for UTI

(HealthDay)—From 2005 to 2015 there was a decrease in the proportion of infants aged ≤60 days with a urinary tract infection (UTI) who received four or more days of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, according to a study published ...

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