• In neonates and preschool children, treat and investigate for evidence of vesicoureteral reflux.
• In men less than 60 years old, treat and investigate, especially for chronic prostatitis.
• In women, give single dose therapy and investigate only those in whom UTI persists or recurs.
• In pregnant women, treat because of the risk of developing pyelonephritis (up to 40% risk).
• School-age children and elderly men and women (over 60 years) probably do not require treatment if their urinary tracts are normal.
• In patients with long-term indwelling catheters treatment is not usually required or useful.
• Prophylaxis should be given for recurrent asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women, in patients with associated renal tract abnormality, and in those undergoing genitourinary instrumentation or surgery or intermittent catheterisation.
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