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What Does My Lab Test Report Indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 16 Nov 2016
Question: I received the results of my urine culture today: Colony count: >100 x E6 cfu/L of Citrobacter koseri

Is this indicative of some other disease?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (55 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is complicated UTI due to gram negative organisms Cytobacter Koseri

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

Based on the report of your urine culture you have UTI due to gram negative bacilli called Cytobactrer Kosuri .

Usually they respond well to third generation Cephalosporins and Carbazepam group of antibiotics .However You need to take appropriate antibiotic as per mentioned in culture report .

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you .
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.



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What Does My Lab Test Report Indicate?

Brief Answer: It is complicated UTI due to gram negative organisms Cytobacter Koseri Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for query . Based on the report of your urine culture you have UTI due to gram negative bacilli called Cytobactrer Kosuri . Usually they respond well to third generation Cephalosporins and Carbazepam group of antibiotics .However You need to take appropriate antibiotic as per mentioned in culture report . Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you . Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.