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    Are UTI’s dangerous?

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    Dr Trung Quach

    Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) Dr Trung Quach MBBS FRACP is an experienced Consultant Nephrologist based in Melbourne, Victoria. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Western Australia … View Profile

    Although the majority of UTIs can be treated with a single course of oral antibiotics, in severe infections they can become very serious and may require admission into hospital for intravenous antibiotics, particularly in elderly patients. Urosepsis is a term which describes a severe infection in the bloodstream arising from the urinary tract and needs early and prompt treatment with intravenous antibiotics.

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