A randomized comparison of 1-day versus 10-day antibacterial treatment of documented lower urinary tract infection.

@article{Pfau1984ARC,
  title={A randomized comparison of 1-day versus 10-day antibacterial treatment of documented lower urinary tract infection.},
  author={Anton K. Pfau and T. G. Sacks and Amos Shapiro and M. N. Shapiro},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1984},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={931-3}
}
We randomized 58 women with lower urinary tract infection diagnosed on bilateral ureteral catheterization studies to a 1-day or 10-day treatment regimen. The study revealed that 1-day adequate antibacterial treatment was as effective as 10-day treatment for lower urinary tract infection. Sterile urine was obtained in all 27 women (100 per cent) given 1-day treatment and in 30 of 31 (97 per cent) given 10-day therapy. Three weeks after the 1-day treatment significantly more postmenopausal women… CONTINUE READING