MicurR-BT As an Indicator of Antibiotic in the Urine Before Bacterial Isolation in Urinary Tract Infection
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Urinary tract inFection is very common and has a very high incidence rate in Indonesia. Usually it caused by bacterial infection, so the diagnostic microbiology play a very important role in the management of antibiotic therapy. Unfortunately, the patients usually baa taken antibiotic before examination. Micur -BT is a dipstick test to detect the existence of antibiotic in urine. It contains Badi/ws subtilis and triphenyl tetra zolium chlorade as color detector. Ninety six urine specimen has been tested before bacterial culture. Fifty four specimen 56% contain antibiotic in the urine, but only 24% of them were stegile after culture. This result prove that raIse negative during bacterial isolaton is caused by the existence of antibiotic in the urine before culture.