Guidance

Urinary tract infection: diagnosis guide for primary care

Guidance for primary care on diagnosing and understanding culture results for urinary tract infection (UTI).

Documents

Urinary tract infections: quick reference guide

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Urinary tract infections: quick reference guide

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Detail

This guidance describes:

  • when to send urine for culture in women and men over 65 years old
  • when to send urine for culture in women and men with catheters
  • when to consider a UTI in children aged between 3 months and 3 years old
  • when to consider a UTI in children under 3 months old

Latest update April 2011, under review September 2014.