C&S

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C&S

Culture & sensitivity Microbiology A set of tests performed on a clinical specimen, where isolation of a potentially pathogenic bacterium is followed by antibiotic susceptibility testing. See MIC.
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In order to rule out UTI, laboratory tests are primarily performed, most important are urine routine examination, urine culture and sensitivity test.
In 40% cases, treatment was guided by urine culture and sensitivity report.
While analyzing urine culture and sensitivity report, it was observed that out of the 136 cases of urine culture positive, E.
Urine culture and sensitivity is considered to be the gold standard for the diagnosis of asymptomatic bacteriuria of pregnancy.
So urine culture and sensitivity must be done in all antenatal women.
The drawback with urine culture and sensitivity is that it takes 48 hours for the report and the woman may not turn up with the report for treatment.
A urine culture and sensitivity will often reveal Escherichia coli, but other less commonly found causative organisms may be detected as well.
Additional urine culture and sensitivity testing are advisable for patients who are at high risk for urinary tract infections, such as those who have had frequent UTIs before pregnancy and those who have anemia, sickle cell trait, a history of renal stones, diabetes mellitus, obesity, or neurologic disorders (such as neurogenic bladder and multiple sclerosis).
The respondents were also asked about the cost effectiveness and safety of urine culture and sensitivity. Data was analysed using SPSS version 15.
Keywords: Urine culture and sensitivity, Urinary tract infection, Probability.
The post-test probability for detecting UTI in this case after urine culture and sensitivity is likely to be (mention your own figure e.g.
Investigations that include hemoglobin, TLC, DLC, blood urea and serum creatinine, urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity tests were done for all patients.