Priority 29 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection? (Priority 29)
Overall ranking 29
JLA question ID 0088/29
Explanatory note There are several antibiotics available for the treatment of urinary tract infections. However, there is significant uncertainty about which the best antibiotic is.

Systematic review: Only about duration of aminoglycoside therapy: Goodlet et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Dec 21;63(1). pii: e02165-18.
Systematic review details:
This is a high risk of bias systematic review and the conclusions are unreliable

Health Research Classification System category Infection
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples Urinary infections in people what treatment works best?
Submitted by  1 x Miscellaneous
Project information
Project unique ID 0088
Project name Healthcare Associated Infections
Total number of uncertainties identified by this project. 259  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 28 February 2019