TY - CHAP A1 - Chi-Hui Cheng A2 - Yong-Kwei Tsau A3 - Tzou-Yien Lin ED1 - Peter Tenke Y1 - 2011-10-03 PY - 2011 T1 - Studies on Clinical Characteristics, Urovirulence Factor and Host Susceptibility Gene in Pediatric Acute Lobar Nephronia N2 - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This book covers different clinical manifestations of UTI, with special emphasis on some hard-to-treat diseases, and special conditions in respect of treatment; antibiotic resistance and the available alternative strategies for the prevention and treatment of UTIs and it deals with urinary tract infections in children. The aim of this book is to give a summary about the different aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of urinary tract infections for all medical disciplines. BT - Urinary Tract Infections SP - Ch. 19 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/23259 DO - 10.5772/23259 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-07-24 ER -