Duration of treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy.

  title={Duration of treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy.},
  author={Mariana Widmer and Ivana Lopez and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu and Luciano E Mignini and Ariel Roganti},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND A previous Cochrane systematic review has shown that antibiotic drug treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women substantially decreases the risk of pyelonephritis and reduces the risk of preterm delivery. However, it is not clear whether single-dose therapy is as effective as longer conventional antibiotic treatment. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of different durations of treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane… CONTINUE READING

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