Case Reports: Reminder of important clinical lesson
Urinary Actinomyces infection with a urachal remnant
Urinary Gram staining is helpful in patients with complicated urinary retention, such as prolonged urinary retention and coexisting ureteral retention disease. If gram-positive rods are observed on urine Gram staining in a patient with urinary tract infection, an anaerobic culture of the urine may be helpful for early diagnosis and treatment of Actinomyces infection.
- Urinary tract infections
- General practice / family medicine
- Infectious diseases
- Medical education
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