Men with UTI may not benefit from longer antibiotic treatment

12/11/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Antibiotic treatment for a longer duration did not cut the recurrence of urinary tract infection in men, and was associated with higher risk of Clostridium difficile infection compared with treatment of a shorter duration, a study revealed. Another study found preoperative bacteriuria therapy did not demonstrate clinical benefits. The findings were published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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