The Paradigm Shift to Non-Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

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Lindsay E. Nicolle;
(2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Pathogens,volume 5,issue 2 (issn: 2076-0817, eissn: 2076-0817)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/pathogens5020038, pmc: PMC4931389
  • Subject: R | Conference Report | asymptomatic bacteriuria | bacteriuria | Medicine | asymptomatic urinary tract infection | bacterial interference
    mesheuropmc: urologic and male genital diseases | bacterial infections and mycoses | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Asymptomatic bacteriuria, also called asymptomatic urinary infection, is a common finding in healthy women, and in women and men with abnormalities of the genitourinary tract. The characterization and introduction of the quantitative urine culture in the 1950s first all... View more
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