empiric therapy

Current State of Antibiotic Resistance of Pathogens Causing Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections in Russia: «DARMIS» Study (2010–2011)

Objective. Objectives. To investigate etiology and susceptibility of pathogens causing community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) in different regions of Russia in various patients’ subsets to the most clinically used antimicrobials. Materials and Methods. A total of 903 uropathogens isolated from urine samples of children and adults of all age groups with acute (and recurrence of chronic) community-acquired UTIs, including pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria were collected in 26 centers of 18 cities in Russia during 2010–2011 and included in the «DARMIS» study.

Empiric Therapy of Invasive Candidiasis in Intensive Care Units: Current State of Problem

The high prevalence of invasive candidiasis (IC) in intensive care units (ICU) is one of the major problems of medical mycology and the modern medicine in general. More than 10% of all infections in ICU are caused by Candida spp. Infections caused by …