bacteriuria

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bacteriuria

[bak‚tir·ē′yu̇·rē·ə]
(medicine)
The occurrence of bacteria in the urine.
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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.
Conclusion: Pregnant women belonging to lower socioeconomic status are more likely to have asymptomatic bacteriuria. The recommendations stemming out of the study include complete examination of urine of all pregnant women to be carried out at first antenatal visit and culture of urine to follow if indicated.
Microbiology guidelines recommend antibiotics are not prescribed to treat asymptomatic bacteriuria in older people.
However, only five respondents correctly chose "asymptomatic bacteriuria requires the isolation of the same organism in two consecutive voided urine specimens for women and in one in men" (Nicolle et al., 2005).
Nicolle, "Asymptomatic bacteriuria: when to screen and when to treat," Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, vol.
It was shown in a clinical trial study that nitrofurazone-impregnated catheters are beneficial in reducing asymptomatic bacteriuria with <1 week of catheterization (7).
Urinary tract infection is categorized as asymptomatic bacteriuria, acute cystitis ,acute pyelonephritis.
Asymptomatic bacteriuria was found in most of the patients as > 90% of our patients were doing CIC.
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