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What does presence of citrobacter koseri in semen culture report indicate?

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Dr. P. T. Patil

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Posted on Sat, 3 Sep 2016 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Hi Sir,

My semen culture reported "Citrobacter koseri - moderate growth." I had abdominal pain from few months and difficulty in urine passing. Also constipation & stomach discomfort. If I take stomach full food, I always feel pain and discomfort. I have attached report, please suggest medication( as per the medicines or salts available in India).
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Take Ciprofloxacin twice daily .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query ,Based on the report of your semen culture you seem to have infection due to Citrobacter Koseri which are sensitive to Ciprofloxacin with lowest MIC of 0.25.and effective in minimal dilution and have less side effects .

I would suggest you to take Ciprofloxacin y along with antacid like Pantoprazole twice daily for 4 weeks .

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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