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1

Actinomyces

Gram positive, anaerobes. Chronic infections of IUD birth control (intra-uterine devices)

2

Lactobacillus spp.

Gram positive anaerobe. Major component of normal vaginal flora.

3

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

Gram positive, coag negative. Common UTI bug in young women

4

BK virus

Latent in kidney cells, a problem in kidney and bone marrow transplant patients

5

Schistosoma species

Species haemotobium in venous plexus around bladder, eggs released into urine

6

What are the three most common bugs for UTI's?

E. Coli (gram negative rod)
Proteus mirabilis (gram negative rod)
Klebsiella pneumonia (gram negative rod)
-With asymptomatic bacteriuria, only treat pregnant and some immunocompromised.