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What Are The Treatments For Klebsiella Pneumoniae From A Urine Culture
Is it often possible that klebsiella pneumoniae has been wrongly identified as e-coli in urine culture report?
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
X lab: urine culture test positive with e --coli. Y lab: no significant growth z lab (renowned in our city) klebsiella pneumoniae. What to do?
Pick your favorite.: Pick your favorite doctor that is. Something fishy is going on here. Need to get a good doc who can understand your symptoms and order and interpret testing. May want to reports discrepant results to labs. ...Read more
I had a urine culture and it indicated klebsiella pneumoniae is present, what is the correct antiobotics I should be on? I was prescibed marcobid before the results? And is this contiagous to others?
C diff for 3rd time and now urine culture positive for klebsiella pneumoniae on vancomycin amd macro bid and probiotics anyone know why I am getting t?
My MIL's urine culture shows colony count > 100, 000 of klebsiella spp. She is 69 yrs old, diabetic. Can we treat using medicines & avoid hospitalizat?
1:She needs to see her doctor about klebsiella.
2: She is not a "diabetic' - she has "diabetes". Her goal should be to gradually rid herself of diabetes. She must have a dietitian see her and slowly teach her how to rid herself of diabetes. Yes, it can and should happen - not overnight but within the next year. If she does things properly she will be telling all her family and friends. ...Read more
What is the treatment for e. Coli and klebsiella pneumoniae dx on a urine culture for elderly female?
It depends: More information will be needed to answer your question. Is the elderly female symptomatic? (fever, urinary complain, etc). Depending on her clinical presentation, treatment will vary from no treatment (asymptomatic) to oral or IV antibiotic (if symptomatic or life threatening) ...Read more
Is klebsiella pneumoniae (found in urine culture) contagious? Is it possible to keep him at home and do the treatment?
Is it safe/necessart to put Foley catheter in someone with >100, 000 klebsiella in urine culture if they can use bedpan or beside commode? 92 yo
Is levaquin 250mg po x3 days adequate dosing for a UTI w/ KLEBSIELLA OXYTOCA and Urine Culture PROTEUS MIRABILIS both > 100, 000 CFU/ML for age 89?
Pain in back side at kidneys and wave, tested CT scan results are normal, urine culture find klebsiella species. Dr prescribed ciprofloxacin. Not clear.
Back pain: Ct scan is done to look for kidney stones, however you can have UTI without having a stone. Positive urine culture confirms uti, so antibiotic is the way to go. I am not sure if the UTI though completely explains the pain. If the pain persists after completing antibiotics I would recommend you see an obgyn. ...Read more
Had my urine culture 2 yrs ago. Says LIGHT GROWTH OF K. PNEUMONIAE. I didn't had any medication. Is it possible to spread the bacteria on my lungs?
Doubtful: Uriaty infectiond usally do mnot to to the lungs ...Read more
If e.Coli is found in urine culture. Does this causes prostatitis or epididymitis or any other infections? What are the treatments for e.Coli?
Klebsiella: This is not normal. Whether it is indicative of a urinary tract infection would depend upon the number of bacteria per milliliter of urine, the repetitiveness with which it is cultured, and so on. You can have what is called asymptomatic bacteriuria in women that does not require treatment, but not in men. Best wishes. ...Read more
Self Brazilian wax if waxing strip pulled forcefully & wrongly can make heavy bleeding in urine. Kleibsella in urine culture 5 times in 6 months?
Not related: Waxing is optional, as hair removal is optional. Waxing is to remove hair which grows on the outside of the body. There is no hair at the urethra where urine comes out of the body. Thus, there should be no waxing done at the urethra and no relationship of a urine culture result to the waxing. (Unless there's an indirect relationship such as if waxing began at the same time sexual activities began) ...Read more
Had pain in penis n testicles. Got both urine n semen culture done. Found nothing in urine but foulnd klebsiella pneumoniae in semen. Curable? How?
If infection suspect: Checking for infection is general you rarely can suspect klebsiella but a culture grows 1 or more bacteria type. It is isolated in another culture and identified under the microscope or by specific chemical tests, small antibiotic discs placed hopefully slow the growth down and the best antibiotic will hopefully be determined. ...Read more
Tiny sample of urine is spread on a bacterial growth culture medium, e.G agar & placed in an incubator to grow. Positive urine cultures demonstrate colonies of bacteria which can then be identified. Such colonies can then be recultured in presence of various antibiotics to identify to which the isolated organism is sensitive. ...Read more
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