Enhanced urinalysis in the detection of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy.

@article{Aigere2013EnhancedUI,
  title={Enhanced urinalysis in the detection of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy.},
  author={Egbaname O Aigere and Babasola O Okusanya and J. O. Eigbefoh and G B O Okome},
  journal={Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={105-9}
}
BACKGROUND Detection and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) in pregnancy is important to avert the attendant maternal and fetal morbidity. Other than urine culture, no other screening test is unequivocal. OBJECTIVE The use of enhanced urinalysis test to detect ASB in pregnancy was investigated. METHODS This was a prospective observational study which compared enhanced urinalysis with dipstick tests and urine culture. Clean catch midstream urine specimen was collected from 150… CONTINUE READING

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