URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS
People >65 years: do not treat asymptomatic bacteriuria: it is common but is not associated with increased morbidity.
Catheter in situ: antibiotics will not eradicate bacteriuria; only treat if systemically unwell or pyelonephritis likely.
For antibiotic treatment of catheter UTI see pyleonephritis.
Do not use prophylactic antibiotics for catheter changes unless history of catheter-change associated UTI or trauma.
- Acute Pyelonephritis
- Acute Prostatitis
- Catheter UTI
- Uncomplicated UTI in non-pregnant women (no fever or flank pain)
- Uncomplicated UTI in men (no fever or flank pain)
- Uncomplicated UTI in children (no fever or flank pain)
- UTI in Pregnancy
- Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy
- Recurrent UTI in non-pregnant Women ≥ 3 UTIs/year or 2 in 6 months