Urinary Tract Infections

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Guideline content derived from NB Provincial Health Authorities Anti-Infective Stewardship Committee Guidelines:

  • Treatment of Adult Urinary Tract Infections, 02-2021.

  • When to Send a Urine for Culture and Urinalysis, 02-2021.

  • Positive Urine Culture Assessment Algorithm, 02-2021.

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