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 and symptomatic urinary tract infections in pregnancy.
The role of asymptomatic bacteriuria in young women with recurrent urinary tract infections: To treat or not to treat?
To assess the benefit of treating asymptomatic bacteriuria in the prevention of UTI, a retrospective study was conducted in a rehabilitation hospital, with evaluation of medical records of patients admitted for detrusor BoNTA injection from January 2007 to December 2013.
sup][2] PUBS is regarded as asymptomatic bacteriuria if there is no fever >38[degrees]C and no urgency or frequency of urination, dysuria, or suprapubic tenderness.
Based on the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy in the Indian population, which is around 4-7%, [5-7] the sample size was calculated as 750, from an alpha risk of 5%, with a power of 90.
should rigorously screen their patients for asymptomatic bacteriuria.
The patients who did not have these criteria were defined to have asymptomatic bacteriuria.
3% in a recently published article from Saudi Arabia10 another study from Italy has mentioned about asymptomatic bacteriuria among diabetics.
1] Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) may be defined as the "presence of actively multiplying bacteria within the urinary tract excluding the distal urethra", at a time when the patient has no urinary symptoms.
A key message is that asymptomatic bacteriuria is not a disease and that the presence of bacteria in the urine is not unusual in the intermittent catheter user.
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