Causative pathogens and antibiotic resistance in children hospitalized for urinary tract infection

Kocak M., Buyukkaragoz B., Tayfur A. C. , Caltik A., Koksoy A. Y. , Cizmeci Z., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.58, no.6, pp.467-471, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.12842
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.467-471
  • Keywords: antibiotic resistance, children, extended spectrum beta-lactamase, hospitalization, urinary tract infection, SPECTRUM BETA-LACTAMASE, PATTERN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundUrinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common bacterial infections in children and a major cause of hospitalization. In this study we investigated the clinical characteristics, causative uropathogens; their antibiotic susceptibility and resistance patterns, treatment modalities and efficacy in children hospitalized for UTI in a tertiary care setting.