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Is citrobacter koseri contagious?

Is citrobacter koseri contagious?

Not contagious: This is a normal bacteria in the intestines. Sometimes it causes urinary tract infection, especially in women. But it isn't transmitted sexually or otherwise. ...Read more

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Can citrobacter koseri cause a uti?

UTI: Yes. This would be an uncommon pathogen, but could certainly occur. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take citrobacter koseri UTI after biking?

Is it okay to take citrobacter koseri UTI after biking?

UTI: You can develop UTI after biking if there was swelling of the outlet to the the bladder due to trauma. Citrobacter species are similar in many ways to e. Coli, but are far less common as cause of uti. ...Read more

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What is citrobacter koseri in results of a uti screening?

What is citrobacter koseri in results of a uti screening?

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

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Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?

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

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Hi. I had an urine infection recently. Citrobacter koseri was found from the urine test. Could it be from hand job that I got from parlour?

Hi. I had an urine infection recently. Citrobacter koseri was found from the urine test. Could it be from hand job that I got from parlour?

No way: Absolutely not. This is not a sexually transmitted bacteria, and no STD is ever transmitted by hand-genital contact. This bacteria is from your own intestinal tract. ...Read more

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What type of sicknesses are caused by citrobacter?

What type of sicknesses are caused by citrobacter?

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

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How to differentiate citrobacter freundii and citrobacter diversus?

How to differentiate citrobacter freundii and citrobacter diversus?

Indole positive: Ability to convert tryptophan to Indole (C. Koseri) C. Koseri was previously known as C. Diversus. C koseri is a non lactose fermenter
They all use citrate as a carbon source and most ferment lactose and some use malonate ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of infection by citrobacter diversus?

What are the symptoms of infection by citrobacter diversus?

Citrobacter: Citrobacter is Gram-negative bacteria in the Enterobacteriaceae family. It's part of the bacterial flora in our own bodies. Only when it gets somewhere it doesn't belong - like in the urine or the blood - will it cause problems. (That would be a UTI or a blood stream infection). An Infectious Diseases doctor can certainly help. Symptoms will be determined depending on the site of infection. ...Read more

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What's treatment for babies with growth of bacteria called citrobacter freundii?

What's treatment for babies with growth of bacteria called 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

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What is C koseri? It's present in my urine.

What is C koseri? It's present in my urine.

Follow Up: Follow up again with your doctor. Lower abdominal pain has many causes. You could have a kidney stone that is now in the bladder.
When at the doctors maybe you can get a urine specimen to be sent for culture and sensitivity. It will determine if you have infection, stone, or none of the above.
Solutions can't get completed in one visit only. Need to follow up as needed. ...Read more