Re: Letter to the editor

International Urology and Nephrology, Feb 2018

Steffen Lebentrau, Christian Gilfrich, Malte W. Vetterlein, Harald Schumacher, Philipp J. Spachmann, Sabine D. Brookman-May, Hans M. Fritsche, Martin Schostak, Florian M. Wagenlehner, Maximilian Burger, et al.

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Re: Letter to the editor

Re: Letter to the editor Steffen Lebentrau 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Christian Gilfrich 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Malte W. Vetterlein 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Harald Schumacher 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Philipp J. Spachmann 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Sabine D. Brookman‑May 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Hans M. Fritsche 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Martin Schostak 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Florian M. Wagenlehner 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Maximilian Burger 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 Matthias May 0 1 2 4 5 6 7 0 Department of Urology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf , Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg , Germany 1 Department of Urology, St. Elisabeth Hospital , St.-Elisabeth-Str. 23, 94315 Straubing , Germany 2 Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Ruppiner Kliniken, Brandenburg Medical School , Fehrbelliner Str. 38, 16816 Neuruppin , Germany 3 Steffen Lebentrau 4 Department of Urology, Pediatric Urology and Andrology, Justus-Liebig University , Rudolf-Buchheim-Str. 7, 35392 Giessen , Germany 5 Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg University Medical Center , Leipziger Str. 44, 39120 Magdeburg , Germany 6 Department of Urology, LMU Munich , Großhadern, Marchioninistraße 15, 81377 Munich , Germany 7 Department of Urology, University of Regensburg, Caritas St. Josef Medical Center , Landshuter Straße 65, 93053 Regensburg , Germany the authors impressively demonstrates the potential of such collaboration. Editor, We appreciate the interest in our article and the supplementary comment. Our questionnaire was mainly related to the knowledge of physicians regarding antibiotic stewardship (ABS). As the results proved a bad knowledge in this regard, we demanded an advanced training about multidrug-resistant organisms and antibiotic stewardship, regardless of medical specialty. We fully agree that effective antibiotic stewardship is only possible through cooperation of all professional groups involved [ 1, 2 ]. The decreasing prevalence of multidrugresistant organisms in urine cultures following the implementation of a multiprofessional ABS team as described by On behalf of all authors, S. Lebentrau. 1. Lesprit P , Brun-Buisson C ( 2008 ) Hospital antibiotic stewardship . Curr opin Infect Dis 21 ( 4 ): 344 - 349 . https://doi.org/10.1097/ QCO.0b013e3283013959 2. NICE ( 2015 ) Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use . https://www.nice.org.uk/ guidance/ng15. Accessed 20 Jan 2018


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Steffen Lebentrau, Christian Gilfrich, Malte W. Vetterlein, Harald Schumacher, Philipp J. Spachmann, Sabine D. Brookman-May, Hans M. Fritsche, Martin Schostak, Florian M. Wagenlehner, Maximilian Burger, Matthias May. Re: Letter to the editor, International Urology and Nephrology, 2018, 1-1, DOI: 10.1007/s11255-018-1808-y