A 26 year old patient came with history of
Burning sensation in urine
Dysuria and increased frequency of urination
We had a urine culture sensitivity done
Along with a urine wet mount which revealed pus cells under microscopy
Culture sensitivity confirmed ecoli
She responded to oral antibiotics like nitrofurantoin
E col UTI is not an uncommon problem in female but we need to give antibiotics for altelst 2 weeks and re-culture to see the cure / What was the colony count? Thouht he intial presentation as like a cystitis, ascending infection can not be ruled out as well a base line U/S study is also needed.
TAB NITROFURANTOIN 100 MG 8 HOURLY WITH MEALS FOR 5 DAYS.
REPEAT URINE CULTURE AFTER 5 DAYS,
also add alkalinize in your treatment, it helps to flush the urinary tract and enhances activity of fluoro quinolones antibiotics in alkaline pH.
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