- Uncomplicated UTI: >95% of these infections are due to single organism.
- Culprit pathogens:
- E. coli (75-95%)
- Uropathogenic E. coli (UPEC) most likely to cause UTIs are groups B2 and D that have "fitness elements" providing them with advantage in extraintestinal niche.
- Other Enterobacteriaceae (e.g., K. pneumoniae, P. mirabilis)
- S. saprophyticus
- Uncommon pathogens: P. aeruginosa, Group B and Group D Streptococci, Enterococcus species
- Common skin flora are often contaminants but may be true pathogens if isolated in pure culture with attendant pyuria
- Rare pathogens: H. influenzae, M. tuberculosis, anaerobes, Salmonella, Shigella, adenovirus type 11, Ureaplasma, Mycoplasma
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