Predicting acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women: a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs

@inproceedings{Giesen2010PredictingAU,
  title={Predicting acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women: a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs},
  author={Leonie GM Giesen and Gr{\'a}inne Cousins and Borislav D. Dimitrov and Floris Alexander van de Laar and Tom Fahey},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Acute urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common bacterial infections among women presenting to primary care. However, there is a lack of consensus regarding the optimal reference standard threshold for diagnosing UTI. The objective of this systematic review is to determine the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs in women presenting with suspected UTI, across three different reference standards (10(2) or 10(3) or 10(5) CFU/ml). We also examine the diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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