Multiple studies have demonstrated that treatment of asymptomatic bacteruria
in patients with a Foley catheter has no effect upon the number of days of fever, the rate of symptomatic urinary tract infections, or other clinical end points.
Geocillin, an semi-synthetic penicillin for upper and lower urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteruria
4] cfu/mL of a CC/MS, IDC from patients Work up the one single PP or for each with pyelonephritis, or both PP with of 2 PP acute cystitis, or ID/AST asymptomatic bacteruria
, OR SC >[10.
The study showed that 10% of nonambulatory women developed symptomatic bacteruria
after a single catheterization, and several actually developed pyelonephritis (J.