Infection

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 283–284 | Cite as

Reply to comments: duration of antimicrobial therapy for Gram-negative bacteremia secondary to urinary source of infection

  • Majdi N. Al-Hasan
  • Avery N. Nelson
  • Julie Ann Justo
  • Helmut Albrecht
  • Joseph Kohn
  • P. Brandon Bookstaver
Correspondence
  • 69 Downloads

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

MNA and PBB: Continuing medical education steering committee for Rockpointe Corporation, Columbia, MD, USA. ANN, HA, JK and JAJ: No conflicts.

References

  1. 1.
    Nelson AN, Justo JA, Bookstaver PB, Kohn J, Albrecht H, Al-Hasan MN. Optimal duration of antimicrobial therapy for uncomplicated gram-negative bloodstream infections. Infection. 2017;45:613–20.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Karakonstantis S, Korela D, Kalemaki D. Is bacteremia the decisive factor for the duration of antimicrobial therapy in bacteremic urinary tract infections? Infection. 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1114-8.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Al-Hasan MN, Eckel-Passow JE, Baddour LM. Bacteremia complicating gram-negative urinary tract infections: a population-based study. J Infect. 2010;60:278–85.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Gupta K, Hooton TM, Naber KG, Wullt B, Colgan R, Miller LG, Moran GJ, Nicolle LE, Raz R, Schaeffer AJ, Soper DE. International clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: a 2010 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52:e103–20.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    van Nieuwkoop C, van der Starre WE, Stalenhoef JE, van Aartrijk AM, van der Reijden TJ, Vollaard AM, et al. Treatment duration of febrile urinary tract infection: a pragmatic randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled non-inferiority trial in men and women. BMC Med. 2017;15:70.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Majdi N. Al-Hasan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Avery N. Nelson
    • 1
  • Julie Ann Justo
    • 3
    • 4
  • Helmut Albrecht
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joseph Kohn
    • 4
  • P. Brandon Bookstaver
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.University of South Carolina School of MedicineColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicinePalmetto Health USC Medical GroupColumbiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes SciencesUniversity of South Carolina College of PharmacyColumbiaUSA
  4. 4.Department of PharmacyPalmetto Health RichlandColumbiaUSA

Personalised recommendations