Broad-spectrum agent may be option for resistant UTIs

Feb 01, 2007

San Francisco-Community-acquired urinary tract infections are becoming increasingly difficult to treat in several countries due to the widespread increase in drug resistance. In Spain, isolated strains of Escherichia coli have become resistant to nearly all oral antimicrobials, reported Genoveva Yague III, MD, professor of microbiology at the University of Murcia Medical School, Murcia, Spain.