Midstream Urine: >100 x 106cfu/L Citrobacter freundii – Shipped August 09, 2021
A simulated midstream urine collected from 5 year old female was sent to category A laboratories. Participants were expected to isolate, identify, and perform susceptibility testing of Citrobacter freundii.
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M212-1
- Urinary tract infections are common in children of all ages, especially infants and young children.
- The most common pathogen in children is Escherichia coli.