The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
 
 
№ 6 / 2017 / 61-70

SOME EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS (REVIEW)

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Abstract

The latest data of Russian and foreign authors concerning urinary tract infections are represented in this article. Epidemic and etiologic aspects of the infections, mechanism of inpatient strains forming connected with antibiotic resistance and the modern prophylactic measures have been revealed. Urinary tract infections belong to the most common infectious diseases of the urinary tract amounting to 6–70 % of the all urinary tract diseases in the Russian Federation and are one of the main causes of life quality decreasing and disability. Escherichia coli are the main etiologic uropathogen. The risk factors of urinary tract infections occurrence have been presented. they are: congenital pathology, trauma, pregnancy, diabetes mellitus and elderly age of the patients.

Key words

urinary tract infections, risk factors, etiology, antibiotic resistance, prophylactic measures, epidemiological aspect
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About Authors (Correspondence):

Sursyakova K.I. – postgraduate student of department for epidemiology, microbiology and virology, e-mail: boydika@yandex.ru

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Received: 09/01/2018