The guidelines provide recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of adults and children with urinary tract infections (UTIs), genital tract infections (GTIs) and sexually transmitted infections(STIs). It includes adult women (including pregnant women) and men of all ages, patients with indwelling catheters, patients with comorbidities such as neurogenic bladder, urinary tract obstructions and diabetes. It also includes children and patients with urogenital tract tuberculosis. The infections of genital tract and sexually transmitted infections including skin diseases are additional subject of the guideline. The guideline does not address prophylaxis to prevent UTI after instrumentation or surgery.
This guideline will be of interest to urologists, healthcare professionals in primary and secondary care, officers in charge of residential and care homes, antibiotic policy makers, clinical effectiveness leads, carers and patients.
Asian Association of Urinary Tract Infection and Sexually Transmitted Infection (AAUS)