In an important article, Rodriguez-Baño et al1 assessed risk factors for community-acquired infections caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli urinary tract infections (UTIs), since the knowledge of factors associated with this emerging clinically relevant pathogen is scarce. Nonetheless, we are concerned about 2 issues in this study.
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