Dr. Elizabeth Mueller discusses standard vs expanded cultures for urinary tract infections

“We found in general that there was really no difference in their symptom improvement,” said Elizabeth R. Mueller, MD, MSME, of a study comparing women from whom standard vs expanded cultures were obtained.

In this video, Elizabeth R. Mueller, MD, MSME, discusses findings from the Journal of Urology study, “A Randomized Clinical Trial of Standard Versus Expanded Cultures to Diagnose Urinary Tract Infections in Women,” for which she served as a study author. Mueller is a professor of urology and obstetrics/gynecology and division director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.