UTIs

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krug0043
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UTIs
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2010-11-29 12:41:02
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  1. Top 3 Bacterial Causes of UTIs
    • 1. E coli
    • 2. E coli
    • 3. E coli!
  2. Minor Causes of upper UTIs
    • Klebsiella pneumoniae
    • proteus mirabilis
    • pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • enterococcus faecalis
  3. Number one gram positive cause of lower UTI
    Staphylococcus saprophyticus
  4. Culture definition of UTIs
    • greater than 10^5 colony count
    • colony count should be 0 in bladder!
  5. Diagnosis of Uncomplicated UTIs
    (most powerful predictors)
    • dysuria
    • frequency
    • NO vaginal discharge or irritation (ruling out STDs)
  6. Routes of UTI infection
    • Ascending
    • Hematogenous (bacteremia jumps from kidneys)
  7. DOC for Enterococcal UTI
    Amoxicillin 875 mg PO q12h (if it is not

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