Authors: Kyung-Hoi Koo, Aruna Poojary, Anurag Bari, Satyajeet Bhoite
RECOMMENDATION: Symptomatic UTI must be treated with appropriate antibiotics before proceeding with the surgery. In asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), treatment should be discontinued as it does not increase the risk of a subsequent SSI/PJI.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Strong
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 96%, Disagree: 2%, Abstain: 2% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)