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“UTI” – Requiem for a Heavyweight – a landmark paper

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
A recent paper, “Urinary Tract Infection”-Requiem for a Heavyweight  by Dr Thomas Finucaine skillfully unpacks many key issues, coupling this with a consideration of the emerging knowledge of the urinary microbiome…

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An everyday tragedy: treating asymptomatic bacteruria with antibiotics

Act 1 of a common tragedy that sets the scene for antibiotic resistance – an elderly female resident of a nursing home complains of minor dysuria or perhaps just has urine that appears cloudy or smelly. The nurse collects some urine and … Continue reading

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