Acute Pyelonephritis

Acute Pyelonephritis clinical features Oct2019 imageSafe Prescribing (visit the safe prescribing page)

Comments from Expert Advisory Committee

  • Send MSU for culture. RCT showed 7 days ciprofloxacin is as good as 14 days co-trimoxazole. A-
  • If no response within 24 hours admit


Acute Pyelonephritis treatment oct 24019

Patient Information

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Reviewed October 2019

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