Lower renal tract / Cystitis - Simple uncomplicated

Micro-organism

E.coli

 

First Line

Trimethoprim or cephalexin PO for 3 days

If on antibiotic prophylaxis, choose different antibiotic treatment - see previous sensitivities to guide choice

Ensure that a clean catch urine sample is obtained prior to commencing antibiotics

Adjust treatment according to sensitivities on urine culture / previous history