International Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis and Pyelonephritis in Women: A 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

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Abstract

A Panel of International Experts was convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in collaboration with the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to update the 1999 Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines by the IDSA. Co-sponsoring organizations include the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Urological Association, Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases-Canada, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. The focus of this work is treatment of women with acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis, diagnoses limited in these guidelines to premenopausal, non-pregnant women with no known urological abnormalities or co-morbidities. The issues of in vitro resistance prevalence and the ecological adverse effects of antimicrobial therapy (collateral damage) were considered as important factors in making optimal treatment choices and thus are reflected in the rankings of recommendations.

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Authors
  • Kalpana Gupta
  • Thomas M. Hooton
  • Kurt G. Naber
  • Björn Wullt
  • Richard Colgan
  • Loren G. Miller
  • Gregory J. Moran
  • Lindsay E. Nicolle
  • Raul Raz
  • Anthony J. Schaeffer
  • David E. Soper
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  • Infectious Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E103-E120
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume52
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes