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E coli is a gut bacteria that frequently contaminates the urine.
It is an extremely common infection and usually not something to worry about.
The cure for this is with antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole to name a couple.
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I think that in Singapore Ciprofloxacin will be available in the pharmacy and is taken at a dose of 500 mg twice daily for five to seven days.
Your partner does not require taking this particular antibiotic as this is not considered a sexually transmitted infection.
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