I sent in my 14-days-off-antibiotics (for back-to-back E. Coli and Enterococcus
Facaelis UTIs) to a local lab. They showed negatives on WBC, some occult red
blood cells (I always show that), negative on nitrite, negative on leukocyte
esterace and Trace on bacteria. They did no C&S. The docctor said the report
indicates no infection still present.
I sent a sample around this same time to another lab that did a broth culture
on my urine. This lab found beta hemolytic strep, but gives no colony count.
they did a sensitivity and recommend augmentin or amoxicillin.
I hate to go back on antibiotics after being on them 30 days (they ended 21
days ago by now), but have conflicting reports. What do you think?
I don't have signs of an active infection...I'm fighting post-antibiotic yeast
and some remaining bladder spasms, which my nutritionist and chiropractor are