More than half of U.S. women will experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetimes, while a quarter will have a subsequent infection. Recurrent urinary tract infections are defined as two or more infections in six months or three or more in a year.
Women with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) experience frustration related to their treatment – particularly the risks from repeated use of antibiotics, according to a focus group study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
Researchers report early progress toward developing a new class of antibiotics against urinary tract infections that would starve the causative bacteria of iron. They present their results today at the American Chemical Society Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo.
UC San Diego Health has been awarded double ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.