Brief overview of single-dose therapy for uncomplicated urinary tract infections.

@article{Bailey1990BriefOO,
  title={Brief overview of single-dose therapy for uncomplicated urinary tract infections.},
  author={Ross R. Bailey},
  journal={Chemotherapy},
  year={1990},
  volume={36 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          27-30
        }
}
The published studies of the use of single-dose antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of urinary tract infection have been reviewed. In women a single dose of any of several antimicrobial agents is as effective as a course of treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections caused by Escherichia coli. Trimethoprim or co-trimoxazole are currently the preferred agents for single-dose therapy. Fosfomycin trometamol and the 4-quinolones are promising agents. Failure of single-dose therapy may… CONTINUE READING
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