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War and Peace: the difficult treatment of urinary tract infections and fosfomycin trometamol

The title of this review “War and peace” is not accidental and the analogies with a well-known literary masterpiece have absolutely justified ground. As in the case of Lev Tolstoy’s novel this title has a profound philosophical meaning, although at …

Antimicrobial resistance of pathogens causing community-acquired urinary tract infections in Russia: results of the multicenter study “DARMIS-2018”

Objective. To study in vitro activity of antimicrobials against clinical isolates from patients with communityacquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) in different regions of Russia in 2017–2018. Materials and Methods. A total of 1052 Enterobacterales isolates collected in the Russian Federation as part of a multicenter, prospective, epidemiological study of the antimicrobial resistance of uropathogens causing community-acquired UTI in different subsets of patients (“DARMIS-2018”) were included in the analysis. Uropathogens were isolated from children and adults of both sexes in all age groups with acute (and recurrences of chronic) community-acquired UTIs, including pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria in 32 centers of 24 cities of Russia in 2017–2018.

Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Colonizing Gastrointestinal Tract in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease on Admission to Cardiac Surgery Hospital

We studied 126 children, admitted to cardiac surgery hospital with colonization of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) by multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Criterion for inclusion in the study were children with complex congenital heart disease …