A simple scoring system for evaluating symptoms, history and urine dipstick testing in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection.

Abstract

Patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of urinary tract infection were recruited in a general practice survey aimed at measuring the predictive value of symptoms, history and urine dipstick testing for diagnosing the presence of bacterial infection. Urine specimens were obtained from 87% of the 521 patients recruited. A diagnosis of infection was… (More)

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