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Is klebsiella pneumonia in urine dangerous?

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Dr. Amar Dalsania answered

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Not necessarily: It is a common organism such as e. Coli. The bug by itself isn't dangerous unless it is a drug resistant strain, but you would likely see that in someone who had recurrent utis, indwelling urinary catheters, etc. Some people also harbor bacteria in their urine and do not necessarily have a UTI (called asymptomatic bacteruria).

Answered 2/17/2019



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