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Patient Case CC: Dysuria, Urine Culture Update, Pseudomonas - #MEDIGRAM

Updated: Apr 30

Welcome to the #MEDIGRAM Patient Case: Chief Compliant Series. Short, concise patient cases to foster thought-provoking questions and to challenge you to ask questions! Make sure to by at the end of the week for explanations for the correct/incorrect answers.


Pseudomonas patient case by PHARMWYZE


What antibiotic recommendation do you have?

  • Ceftriaxone

  • Cefepime

  • Piperacillin-tazobactam

  • Meropenem


🐢 Patient Case CC: Dysuria, Urine Culture Update, Pseudomonas- #MEDIGRAM

🌹 69yoF (NKMA) presents with burning sensation with urination. Empirically started on ceftriaxone. Day 2 prelim urine cx: >100k CFU/mL Pseudomonas (sensitive: cefepime, piperacillin-tazobactam, meropenem) AND >100k CFU/mL Enterococcus faecalis.

✔ What antibiotic should be given?

🎂 Let me know your answers and questions in the comments!

Pseudomonas Patient Case

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