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Warmer Weather and the Risk of Urinary Tract Infections in Women

**PURPOSE:** The incidence of urinary tract infections is seasonal, peaking in summer months. One possible mechanism for the observed seasonality of urinary tract infections is warmer weather. **MATERIALS AND METHODS:** We identified all urinary …

The Seasonal Variability of Surgical Site Infections in Knee and Hip Arthroplasty

**BACKGROUND:** Surgical site infections (SSIs) after total knee (TKA) and total hip (THA) arthroplasty are devastating to patients and costly to healthcare systems. The purpose of this study is to investigate the seasonality of TKA and THA SSIs at a …

Warmer weather as a risk factor for hospitalisations due to urinary tract infections

The incidence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) is seasonal, and this seasonality may be explained by changes in weather, specifically, temperature. Using data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, we identified the geographic location for 581,813 …

Weather-Dependent Risk for Legionnaires' Disease, United States

Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample and US weather data, we estimated the probability of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) being diagnosed as Legionnaires' disease (LD). LD risk increases when weather is warm and humid. With warm weather, we found …