Condition Treatment Risks Cautions
Acute urinary tract
infection
Treat based on culture results Minimal  
Asymptomatic bacteruria No treatment indicated   Screen urine for infection prior to starting immunosuppression
Recurrent UTI Antibiotic suppression (i.e. daily nitrofurantion, trimethoprim, cephalexin) Development of resistance Drug related complications from prolonged use
Table 1: Treatments for lower urinary tract infections