Patients Without a Catheter

Levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin are not recommended for empiric treatment for inpatients with non-catheter associated UTI due to the decreasing rates of E. coli susceptibility (about 70%)

More Information

  • IDSA Guideline for Treatment of CA-UTI: Clinical Infect Dis 2010:50:625-63

  • Pyuria and Urinary Catheters: Arch Int Med 2000; 160(5) 673-77

  • IDSA Guideline for Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Bacterial Cystitis and Pyelonephritis in Women: Clinical Infect Dis 1999:29:745

  • Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guidelines 2015-2016, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Program,