Urinary Tract Infections

CLED Agar: Composition, Uses, Colony Characteristics

CLED Agar: Composition, Uses, Colony Characteristics

Differential medium used for urine culture as it inhibits the swarming of Proteus and also supports the growth of gram-positive cocci.

Urine Sample Collection for UTI Diagnosis

Urine Sample Collection for UTI Diagnosis

Clean-catch midstream urine, suprapubic aspiration and straight catheter techniques are common method of urine sample collection.

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Etiology and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Majority of community-acquired UTIs in elderly women are caused by E coli. Preferred drugs are nitrofurantoin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, etc.

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Isolation of ESBL producing E. coli from Urine