Urinary tract infections in elderly women.

  title={Urinary tract infections in elderly women.},
  author={Ingrid E. Nygaard and Jeanne M Johnson},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={53 1},
Although bacteriuria is common in older women, it is important to differentiate between symptomatic and asymptomatic urinary tract infections. Recent evidence suggests that treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria may not be necessary. Symptomatic bacteriuria may occur with low colony counts cultured from either clean-catch or catheter-obtained specimens… CONTINUE READING