Lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and sepsis made up a larger proportion of infections as kidney function worsened.
Most common infection in prostate biopsy was E. coli, followed by mild bleeding.
The researchers found that the HZ group had a 59% higher risk of myocardial infarction and a 35% higher risk of stroke than the others.
Patients who achieved SVR had a greater drop in HbA1c associated with antiviral treatment than those who sustained treatment failure.
Nearly 70% of access-related bloodstream infections occurred in hemodialysis patients with central venous catheters.
Opportunistic viral and fungal infections or malignancies develop in 34% of kidney transplant recipients, but these complications do not affect patient or graft survival.
Post-transplant UTI rates were lower when cephalexin was added to SMX-TMP than when SMX-TMP was used alone (7.5% vs 25.8%), study finds.
Kidney transplant recipients who experienced an episode of bacteremia had double the risks of graft failure and death.
Researchers report that matching deceased kidney donors and kidney recipients by cytomegalovirus serostatus optimizes high- and low-risk profiles.
In a study of renal transplant patients who received ureteral stents, ciprofloxacin did not lower the incidence of UTI compared with SMX-TMP.
SVR was found to be associated with a significant decrease in the hazard of diabetes mellitus and decline in the hazard of chronic renal failure.
The lowest prevalence of HPV among men was 28.9% for those aged 18 to 22, which increased to 46.5% in men aged 23 to 27.
Patients with type 2 diabetes had higher prevalence of CHB than the controls in the overall population.
End-stage renal disease is 5-fold more likely to develop in patients with 3 or more infection-related hospitalizations versus none.
Activation of latent HPV infections may contribute to the increased risk of HPV-related (pre)malignant lesions in female RTRs.
Patients treated by higher volume implanters are less likely to require reoperation after inflatable penile prosthesis insertion than those treated by lower volume surgeons.
Lower eGFR and higher ACR are associated with an elevated risk of infection-related hospitalization and infection-related death.
Patients are at higher risk with the transrectal rather than transperineal approach.
Three-dose regimen seems as effective as daily pills, but more research needed.
After visiting an endemic area, a New York City woman is the first reported case of female-to-male Zika virus transmission.
Inhibition with http://www.renalandurologynews.com/transplantation/section/635/ occurs after virus entry but before DNA replication.
In a study, viral infections occurred in 52.4% of patients with a BMI of 35 kg/m2 or higher compared with 37.1% of those with a lower BMI.
The study is the first to find a link between FGF23 levels and infection in non-dialysis patients.
The positive trend is more pronounced among established patients than those who recently started dialysis.
At 24 months follow up, no difference was found in primary outcomes in those treated for asymptomatic bacteriuria.
Findings among patients undergoing ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy.
Risk up 7-fold among patients with type 1 diabetes, almost 3-fold for those with type 2.
Current smoking is independently associated with a greater than 2-fold increased odds of hospital readmission after radical cystectomy.
Researchers have created new definitions and criteria for diagnosis sepsis and septic shock.
Higher risk of mortality, major adverse cardiovascular events can persist for 5 years.
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