Chapter 6. Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

  1. Chris Dawson Consultant Urological Surgeon1 and
  2. Hugh N. Whitfield Consultant Urological Surgeon2
  1. Philippa Cheatham Specialist Registrar in Urology

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch6

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Cheatham, P. (2006) Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Adults, in ABC of Urology, Second Edition (eds C. Dawson and H. N. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough, UK

  2. 2

    Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139595

Online ISBN: 9781444312782

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Keywords:

  • management of urinary tract infection in adults;
  • Staphylococcus saprophyticus, common urinary pathogen;
  • bacterial cell adhesion, key to urinary tract infection;
  • acute pyelonephritis, inflammation of renal parenchyma and renal pelvis;
  • bacteriuria, bacterial urinary tract infection;
  • antibiotic sensitivity testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Common urinary bacterial pathogens

  • Management of urinary tract infection in women

  • Management of urinary tract infections in men

  • Upper urinary tract infection

  • Infection in presence of obstructed upper tract