UTI responsible for 47% of Gram-negative blood infections

The report Preventing healthcare associated gram-negative bacterial blood infections was issued by Public Health England and NHS Improvement on 3rd May 2017. It cites untreated Urinary Tract Infections as responsible for 50% of Gram-negative blood infections of E-coli, which can lead to sepsis.

Treating UTI relies on accurate specimen collection as outlined by PHE England’s UK Standards for Microbiology Investigation of Urine 2017. Peezy Midstream is the only reliable way to deliver this standard.

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