Urinary Tract Infection, Complicated (UTI)
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- Among the most common, resistant strains frequently encountered:
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Acinetobacter spp.
- Less common:
- Most due to invasion of urinary tract (secondary to catheters, stents, short female urethra)
- Consider presentations of staphylococcal bacteremia with findings of MRSA in urine.
- Infections may be polymicrobial, especially if chronic urinary catheter or stents are present.