The factors affecting inadequate empirical antimicrobial therapy and clinical course in upper urinary tract infections of the elderly patients


KORKMAZ P., KURTARAN B., ÖZDEMİR ARMAĞAN Ş., TURAN ÖZDEN H., KAÇAR F., ATEŞ S., ...More

Mediterranean Journal of Infection Microbes and Antimicrobials, vol.9, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/mjima.galenos.2020.2020.5
  • Title of Journal : Mediterranean Journal of Infection Microbes and Antimicrobials
  • Keywords: Urinary tract infection, empirical, antibiotherapy, mortality, RISK-FACTORS, COMMUNITY, PREVALENCE, PROGNOSIS

Abstract

Introduction: In this study, we aimed to determine the risk factors associated with inadequate empirical antibiotherapy (IEAT) and hospital-related mortality in elderly patients being treated for upper urinary tract infections (UTI).