Flashcards in UTI Deck (11):
Are UTIs usually caused by gram positive or gram negative organisms?
What is the most sensitive indicator of a UTI on a urine dip?
More sensitive than leucocytes
How would you investigate a suspected UTI?
What organism is the most common cause of UTI?
Which organisms can cause a UTI?
Which gram positive organisms may cause a UTI?
Entococcus (from the GIT)
Which organisms may cause UTI in patients with a long term catheter?
Which organism may cause UTI in sexually active females?
Which antibiotics are available for treating UTI?
Which antibiotics are best for treating localised UTI and why?
Excreted in urine so effective for localised infections.