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Unformatted text preview: Escherichia coli , Proteus spp. – Staphylococcus saprophyticus • Cystitis : Inﬂammation of the bladder • Pyelonephritis : Inﬂammation of the kidneys – Can lead to kidney damage – Potentially life-threatening • UTI may be asymptomatic Bacterial STDs - Gonorrhea • Neisseria gonorrheae difﬁcult to culture • May be asymptomatic in women, risk for pelvic inﬂammatory disease • Drug resistance has become a serious problem • Ophthalmia neonatorum is controlled by treating neonates with topical antibiotics U.S. incidence of gonorrhea U.S. distribution of gonorrhea...
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- Fall '09
- Bacteria, urinary tract infection, urinary tract