Letter from the Director: Urinary Tract Infection in Geriatric Populations

Originally published in LabTalk (Volume 3, Issue 2, 2008), the quarterly newsletter of Aculabs. Background Since UTI is very common among the geriatric population and can cause serious complications, urinalysis and urine cultures contribute vital information regarding a patient’s state of health and acts as a guide in the physician’s clinical decision regarding treatment. Evaluation