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Diseases Caused By Citrobacter Freundii
Diagnosis?: What part of the baby is infected with citrobacter? Head, chest, belly, bladder, etc? Knowing which part of the body is infected (diagnosis) is more important than knowing the name of the bacteria causing the infection. Be that as it may, antibiotics in the carbapenem class are the most effective and safe for your wee baby. Ask your doctor to refer you to an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
Urinary tract infec?: Citrobacter is a "coliform" bacteria that is often normally present in the intestines -- the same group of bacteria that includes E. coli. Like E. coli, Citrobacter is an occasional cause of urinary tract infection, mostly in women. It could be an occasional cause of prostatitis in men. I'm guessing you had a positive urine test; it should be easily treated. Discuss with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?
Here are...: Bacterial UTI commonly happens to many young sexually active females; if so, usually within 48 hrs after sex. The common bugs are: gram(-) rods - e. Coli (86%), klebsiella, proteus, citrobacter, etc.; gram(+) cocci - enterococcus, staph. Saprophyticus, ...; rarely with pseudomonas, serratia, providencia. Sx: frequency, urgency, burning.. Rx: appropriate antibiotics. Detail? See doctor timely. ...Read more
UTI: Citrobacter koseri is the name of a bacteria found in your urine. If in sufficient numbers and especially if you have symptoms of a UTI (usually painful, frequent, and urgent urination), or if urinalysis shows increased white blood cells, you have a UTI and probably need an antibiotic prescription. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more