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Is GBS a second cause of my UTI? culture results: 10,000 CFU/mL Streptococcus Group B, (S. agalactiae) AND >100,000 CFU/mL Escherichia coli

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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Contamination

Urinary tract infection is usually a single organism. GBS is a normal organism of the vagina.
In your case, it is likely that e. coli is the responsible organism for your UTI and GBS is just a contaminant especially that the count is 10,000

In brief: Contamination

Urinary tract infection is usually a single organism. GBS is a normal organism of the vagina.
In your case, it is likely that e. coli is the responsible organism for your UTI and GBS is just a contaminant especially that the count is 10,000
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