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Treatment of complicated urinary tract infections with an emphasis on drug-resistant gram-negative uropathogens

Matthew E Levison, Donald Kaye
Current Infectious Disease Reports 2013, 15 (2): 109-15
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Complicated urinary tract infection is a challenging infection, since cure is difficult and either persistence or recurrence is common. The challenge is frequently increased because complicated urinary tract infection is often caused by gram-negative bacilli resistant to multiple antimicrobial drugs. In this review, we approach the therapy of complicated urinary tract infection with an emphasis on those caused by antimicrobial drug-resistant gram-negative uropathogens.

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