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February 23, 2012

Outcome of treated and untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria in renal transplant recipients.


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Asymptomatic bacteriuria in post-kidney transplant recipients is very common and may or may not be treated.  The need for therapy is guided by a number of factors including the presence of pyuria, the time post-transplant, immunosuppression, and renal function.  However, therapy is commonly instituted and very often leads to antimicrobial resistance.  Whether treatment of asymptomatic […]

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