Although the cause of UTI such as Cystitis is not always due to the same bacteria, Escherichia coli is the most common cause of urinary tract infection. Other bacteria that may cause UTI include Staphylococcus saprophyticus, which is also common in sexually active young women. There are other bacteria than may cause UTI particularly in different settings and cases.

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Authored Dec 21, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Apr 01, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm