Treatment efficacy and superinfection rates in complicated urinary tract infections treated with ertapenem or piperacillin tazobactam


DİZBAY M., Ozger H. S. , Karasahin O., Karasahin E. F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.6, pp.1760-1764, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1506-157
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1760-1764
  • Keywords: Complicated urinary tract infection, ertapenem, piperacillin-tazobactam, efficacy, superinfection, DOUBLE-BLIND, THERAPY, PYELONEPHRITIS, MULTICENTER, ADULTS, TRIAL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: In this retrospective study, the efficacy of ertapenem and piperacillin tazobactam was compared in the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs). Treatment responses were also evaluated for both antibiotics.