Don't Start Antibiotics Based Just on Pyuria or Nitrites in the Urine

You'll see a renewed push to avoid using antibiotics for ASYMPTOMATIC bacteriuria in men and women.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently added this to their list of Choosing Wisely "don'ts."

That's because bacteria in the urine usually come and go without consequence...even in catheterized patients.

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