Description: Updated with revised UTI quick reference guide and flowcharts. 16 May 2018 Added link to the public consultation 'Diagnosis of urinary tract infections: quick reference guide'.
Description: Positive nitrite makes UTI more likely (positive predictive value 96%). Negative for both nitrite and leucocyte makes UTI less likely, especially if symptoms are mild; If suspected UTI, offer immediate treatment according to NICE/PHE guideline on lower UTI: antimicrobial prescribing and review choice of antibiotic with pre-treatment culture results
Description: Public Health England (PHE) ... Replaced guidance on UTI, acute sore throat, acute otitis media and sinusitis with NICE guidelines and joint table now published on NICE website.
Description: About Public Health England 2 Contents 2 Foreword – aims and adaptations 4 Flowchart for women (under 65 years) with suspected UTI 6 Table summary of diagnostic points for women under 65 years 7 Diagnostic points for men under 65 years 8 Flowchart for men and women over 65 years with suspected UTI 9
Description: The 'English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance’ (ESPAUR) report says more than one million UTI samples were analysed in NHS laboratories across England last year (2016), and that resistance was a “common” observation.. One in three (34%) of the samples analysed were found to be resistant to an antibiotic called trimethoprim, compared to 29.1% in 2015.
Description: Urinary tract infection (UTI) information leaflet Mild, or 1 to 2, symptoms and/ or vaginal discharge Antibiotics less likely to help. Usually lasts 5 to 7 days. Severe, or 3 or more, symptoms and no vaginal discharge Antibiotics are likely to help. With antibiotics: Start Symptoms should start to improve within 48 hours.
Description: Public Health England stool collection leaflet - French Antibiotic guardian leaflet (click on the image to download the leaflet) Part of the dental antimicrobial stewardship toolkit for primary care, this leaflet highlights why antibiotics don't cure toothache and provides safety netting advice.
Description: Endorsed resource – TARGET: Treating Your Infection – Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Public Health England has produced a leaflet that accurately reflects recommendations in the NICE guidelines on antimicrobial stewardship and urinary tract infections.It is hosted by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Description: UTI=urinary tract infection; NICE=National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; PHE=Public Health England; CG=Clinical Guideline. Source: Public Health England. Diagnosis of urinary tract infections. Quick reference tool for primary care: for consultation and local adaptation. PHE, 2018.
Description: he Health Protection Agency (now Public Health England) defined urinary tract infection (UTI) as ‘the presence and multiplication of bacteria in one or more structures of the urinary tract with associated tissue invasion’ (HPA, 2012). Urine is stored in the bladder and is normally sterile, however, UTIs can develop
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