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"pls doctor can staphylococcus or ecoli b d posible cause of an urinary tract infection? cos i did a test in 2012 nd d rsult shwd staphylococcus nd i did anoda in 2014, d rsult shwd ecoli nd i did anoda dis year nd d rsult shwd urinary tract infection. am so confused, are dey related or conflictin rsults? "

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    A 24 years year old female asked:
    3 years ago
    pls doctor can staphylococcus or ecoli b d posible cause of an urinary tract infection? cos i did a test in 2012 nd d rsult shwd staphylococcus nd i did anoda in 2014, d rsult shwd ecoli nd i did anoda dis year nd d rsult shwd urinary tract infection. am so confused, are dey related or conflictin rsults?
    Dr. Festus A answered:
    3 years ago
    Good evening. Staph and e.coli are normally implicated in UTIs especially in young women. So if your test revealed UTI I will advise you liase with your doctor to start medication as the causative organisation will usually be detected while testing for UTI. Hope this helped.
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