How physicians diagnose urinary tract infections: the potential influence of laboratory regulations on test availability and use.

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OBJECTIVE Physician office laboratory regulations may decrease test availability. We examined the potential effects of regulations on test availability and whether the use of tests in diagnosing uncomplicated urinary tract infections is related to availability. STUDY DESIGN We performed an analysis of a cross-sectional survey conducted in 1994 and 1995… (More)

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@article{Flach2001HowPD, title={How physicians diagnose urinary tract infections: the potential influence of laboratory regulations on test availability and use.}, author={Stephen D. Flach and Robert S. Wigton and Joseph C. Longenecker and Connie M. Parenti and Teresa Bryan and Thomas G. Tape}, journal={The Journal of family practice}, year={2001}, volume={50 7}, pages={613} }