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Is Citrobacter Koseri
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
Can citrobacter koseri UTI infection occurs? What might me the cause and sources of infection? Symptoms and treatment?
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
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?
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
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
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
I have atrophic vaginitis + noctiuria. GP prescribed urinanalysis re latter. It showed WBC 1k, RBC 3k + Citrobacter. After 5 days Augmentin + 5 days wait, new analysis shows 40k WBC, 34k RBC. Was test too soon or error? Shd I see gyneco? Urologist?
Urologist.: You might also have structural defects that can predispose you to uti. ...Read more
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