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Frequent UTI. After amox treatment 1000-9000 cfu/ml of gram positive cocci isolated. Md did not prescribe any antibiotic afterwards. Should redo test?

Frequent UTI. After amox treatment 1000-9000 cfu/ml of gram positive cocci isolated. Md did not prescribe any antibiotic afterwards. Should redo test?

Ask your doctor...: First, one has to make sure that the urine was collected properly without contamination, and second, do you have UTI-related surnary symptoms? If yes, have you felt better in voiding in 1-3 days after taking Amox? And in general, a colony count of < 100,000 cfu/ml is considered not clinically significant. More? Ask Dr or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC as keycode to log in. ...Read more

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Possitive gram stan cocci seen bacteria seen in my pus culture.i want to know treatment about this or any kinda description..

Possitive gram stan cocci seen bacteria seen in my pus culture.i want to know treatment about this or any kinda description..

Staph/ Strep : Gram positive cocci that cause human infections include but are not limited to Staph species, Strep species, Enterococci and Pneumococci. There are other tests to determine which bacteria it is and what drugs will work best. Consult with an ID doctor (infectious diseases) ...Read more

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Which is the most acurat antibiotic to killstap aueras cauglase positive mssa in prostrate and gram positive cocci .

Which is the most acurat antibiotic to killstap aueras cauglase positive mssa in prostrate and gram positive cocci .

Prostatitis: MSSA Prostatitis is vey uncommon. Need to know sensitivities. In general mssa is sensitive to multiple antibiotics including penicillin derivatives. Bactrim, cipro and levaquin has better penetration to prostate comparing to others. Prostatitis especially chronic may require extended course of treatment: 3-6 months sometimes to see complete resolution of symptoms ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a sputum culture that came back gram positive cocci?

Should I be concerned about a sputum culture that came back gram positive  cocci?

Sputum: Sputum gram stain and cultures are generally not useful. Why was yours done? A culture/gram stain done from another source may be better. ...Read more

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Occasional gram positive bacilli with occasional gram positive cocci in pairs and few epithelial cells means?

Depends: What was the specimen that was tested? Why was it tested? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Depending on the specimen, what you described may be normal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop gram positive cocci in clusters in blood, i get blood drawn every week?

How long does it take to develop gram positive cocci in clusters in blood, i get blood drawn every week?

Should never happen: You should never have gram positive cocci in clusters in your blood. In fact you should never have any bacteria detectable in your bloodstream. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between gram positive cocci & gram negative bacilli?

Doctors, what is the difference between gram positive cocci & gram negative bacilli?

Gram stain: The gram stain has been used for a long time to classify bacteria according to the chemistry of their cell walls (and hence whether they are gram positive or negative.) Cell shape and growth characteristic are also useful in grouping bacteria until more full speciation information becomes available. The gram stain is fast, reasonably reproducible by trained personnel and the groupings useful 4 rx ...Read more

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CULT & GRAM ST AEROBE & ANAEROBE What this result mean?1+ Gram Positive Cocci Chains No WBCs.

Culture/Gram's stain: Depends upon whether these were from the culture or the stain of some clinical material, where the culture was obtained from, and why. This may be an entirely inconsequential result or possibly represent severe illness, but would need far more info to say. Discuss this with the doctor who cultured you. If this was from your tonsil it is probably Strep and you should have been treated. Get better. ...Read more