Asymptomatic bacteriuria in users of intrauterine devices.

@article{Fallahian2005AsymptomaticBI,
  title={Asymptomatic bacteriuria in users of intrauterine devices.},
  author={M. Fallahian and Esmat Mashhady and Z. Amiri},
  journal={Urology journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          157-9
        }
}
  • M. Fallahian, Esmat Mashhady, Z. Amiri
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Urology journal
  • INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of asymptomatic bacteriuria in women who use intrauterine devices (IUDs) as a contraceptive method with subjects who use tubal ligation (TL). MATERIALS AND METHODS A cohort study was conducted on women who were candidates for IUD insertion or TL (control). The patients were followed for 3 months, and urine cultures were assessed for bacteriuria at the end of the study. RESULTS Overall, 131 women (mean age, 31.9 +/- 4.25 years… CONTINUE READING
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