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A 79-year-old female asked:

I stopped taking nitrofurantoin 60 hours ago. the infection was caused by enterococcus faecalis. is it too soon to get a follow-up urine cultute?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Yes, too soon. You may not follow-up culture at all; if so, probably not before a week, maybe more. Ask your doctor and follow her advice.
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