Test Your Knowledge of UTI Diagnosis and Management (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Urgent Care Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in Adults | September 2022

The optimal strategy for choosing antibiotics in patients with UTIs is:

A. Use local antibiograms to select a well-tolerated agent with a relatively narrow spectrum.

B. Minimize treatment failures by using amoxicillin/clavulanate for non–penicillin-allergic patients and levofloxacin for penicillin-allergic patients.

C. Await urine culture results before starting therapy to ensure that a proper drug is chosen.

D. Cover all nonallergic patients with IM ceftriaxone in the clinic, then await culture results to select an oral antibiotic.

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