[Urine test to diagnose urinary tract infection in high-risk pregnant women].

@article{Guerra2012UrineTT,
  title={[Urine test to diagnose urinary tract infection in high-risk pregnant women].},
  author={Gl{\'a}ucia Virg{\'i}nia Guerra and Alex Sandro Rolland de Souza and Bruna Faria da Costa and Fl{\'a}via Renata Queiroz do Nascimento and Mariana de Andrade Amaral and Ana Caroline Paz Serafim},
  journal={Revista brasileira de ginecologia e obstetricia : revista da Federacao Brasileira das Sociedades de Ginecologia e Obstetricia},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={
          488-93
        }
}
PURPOSE To identify the accuracy of urinalysis in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in pregnant women at high risk. METHODS a prospective, cross-sectional study was conducted on 164 pregnant women admitted to the high-risk the ward of the Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira (IMIP) during the period from January to June 2011. Patients who had been taking antibiotics in the last ten days were excluded. All patients were subjected to simple urine tests and urine culture… CONTINUE READING

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