Outcomes of UTI and bacteriuria caused by ESBL vs. non-ESBL Enterobacteriaceae isolates in pregnancy: a matched case-control study.
Epidemiol Infect 2018 Mar 14:1-4. Epub 2018 Mar 14.
Infectious Diseases Institute,Soroka University Medical Center and Joyce and Irving Goldman Medical School,Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,Beer-Sheva,Israel.
Infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-E) have become increasingly prevalent, posing a serious public threat worldwide. It is commonly believed that untreated urinary tract infections (UTI) and asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) during pregnancy are associated with poor obstetric outcomes. Currently, there is a paucity of data regarding the outcomes or risk factors of such ESBL-E infections in pregnant women. Read More