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Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI)

Michael Melia, M.D., James DeMaio, M.D.
Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Among the most common, resistant strains frequently encountered:
  • Less common:
    • MSSA or MRSA
      • Most due to invasion of urinary tract (secondary to catheters, stents)
      • Consider presentations of staphylococcal bacteremia with findings of S. aureus in urine.
  • Infections may be polymicrobial, especially if chronic urinary catheter or stents are present.

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Last updated: April 7, 2017

Citation

Melia, Michael, and James DeMaio. "Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI)." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2017. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540573/all/Urinary_Tract_Infection_Complicated__UTI_.
Melia M, DeMaio J. Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI). Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540573/all/Urinary_Tract_Infection_Complicated__UTI_. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Melia, M., & DeMaio, J. (2017). Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI). In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540573/all/Urinary_Tract_Infection_Complicated__UTI_
Melia M, DeMaio J. Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI) [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540573/all/Urinary_Tract_Infection_Complicated__UTI_.
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