Prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria and associated risk factors among antenatal women attending a tertiary care hospital

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Aruna Rajkumari; Humera Qudsia Fatima Ansari;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Deccan College of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Journal of Medical and Allied Sciences (issn: 2231-1696, eissn: 2231-170X)
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  • Subject: Pregnancy | asymptomatic bacteriuria | significant bacteriuria | Medicine | R

Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is the commonest bacterial infec-tion which requires medical treatment in pregnancy. Untreated ASB in 25-30% of can cases lead to pyelonephritis which may lead to increased risk of abortions, intrauterine fetal deaths, prematurity and low ... View more
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