Lower Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in males
This pathway has been developed jointly by the Leeds CCG planned care leads, Continence Urology and Colorectal Service (CUCS)
and consultants from Urology, Urogynaecology and Elderly Medicine within LTHT.
Developed November 2014
Perform Urinalysis / MSU and treat appropriately with antibiotics
For further information about prescribing antibiotics please see Leeds Health Pathways guidance for: Lower UTI in Men (no fever of flank pain)
Pathway excludes the following:
- Neurological disease - refer to Continence, Urology and Colorectal Service (CUCS)
- Catheterised (long term) - see Leeds Urinary Catheter Complications Pathway
- Pyelonephritis/upper UTI - see Leeds Acute Upper Urinary Tract Infection (Pyelonephritis) pathway
- Kidney transplant
- Haematuria - see Leeds Haematuria pathways
At risk patients:
- Systemically Compromised
For admission advice contact Primary Care Access Line (PCAL) Telephone: 0113 2065996
Monday - Friday 7.00am to 10.00pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays - 8.00am to 10.00pm
LTHT One Stop UTI Clinic
Single visit process will include:
- Flexible Cystoscopy
Please note if you are referring to an alternative provider please review provider guidance about required pre-referral tests (e.g. Ultrasound) prior to making referral.
Published: 21-Nov-2014, by Leeds
Valid until: 30-Nov-2017
This is a list of all the references that have passed critical appraisal for use in the care map Urology - Lower urinary tract infection
(UTI) in males
- Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS). Urinary tract infection (lower) - men. February 2013. Newcastle upon
Tyne: CKS; 2011.
- Map of Medicine (MoM) Clinical Editorial team and Fellows, and independent reviewers invited by Map of
Medicine. London: MoM; 2011.
- Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). SIGN 88: Management of suspected bacterial urinary tract infection in adults. Edinburgh: SIGN; 2012.
- Anderson J, Fawcett D, Feehally J et al. Joint consensus statement on the initial assessment of haematuria.
London: Renal Association (RA) and British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS); 2008. http://www.renal.org/Libraries/Other_Guidlines/Haematuria_-_RA-BAUS_consensus_guideline_2008. sflb.ashx
- European Association of Urology (EAU). Urological Infections. The Netherlands: EAU; 2013. http://www.uroweb.org/gls/pdf/18_Urological%20infections_LR.pdf
- Practice-informed recommendations, including contributors representing the Royal College of General
- Health Protection Agency (HPA). Management of infection. Guidance for primary care for consultation and local adaptation. London: HPA; 2010. http://www.hpa.org.uk/webc/HPAwebFile/HPAweb_C/1279888711402
- Health Protection Agency (HPA). Diagnosis of UTI. Quick reference guide for primary care. London: HPA;
- British National Formulary (BNF). BNF 65. London: BMJ Group and RPS Publishing; 2013. http://www.pharmpress.com/product/9780857110848/british-national-formulary-bnf-65
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Referral guidelines for suspected cancer.
Clinical guideline 27 (updated 2011). London: NICE; 2005. http://www.nice.org.uk/cg27