Factors Affecting Inadequate Empirical Antimicrobial Therapy and the Clinical Course of Upper Urinary Tract Infections in Elderly Patients: A Multicenter Study


Korkmaz P. , KURTARAN B., Ozdemir Armagan S., Turan Ozden H., Kacar F., Ates S., ...More

MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION MICROBES AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.9, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/mjima.galenos.2020.2020.5
  • Title of Journal : MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION MICROBES AND ANTIMICROBIALS

Abstract

Introduction: In this study, we aimed to determine the risk factors associated with inadequate empirical antibiotherapy (IEAT) and hospital-related mortality in elderly patients being treated for upper urinary tract infections (UTI).