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Risk factors of urinary tract infection in pregnancy.

  title={Risk factors of urinary tract infection in pregnancy.},
  author={Gulfareen Haider and Nishat Zehra and Aftab A. Munir and Ambreen Haider},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={60 3},
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency, risk factors and pattern of urinary complaints during pregnancy. METHODS A descriptive study was conducted in the Obstetric and Gynaecology Department of Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad from 1st January to 30th August 2008. Total 232 women were selected to ascertain the frequency and pattern of urinary symptoms as well as the risk factors of urinary tract infection (UTI) such as age, parity, education, past history of UTI and haemoglobin among women… 

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[Prevalence and associated factors with hospitalization for treatment of urinary tract infection during pregnancy].

  • A. A. HackenhaarE. Albernaz
  • Medicine
    Revista brasileira de ginecologia e obstetricia : revista da Federacao Brasileira das Sociedades de Ginecologia e Obstetricia
  • 2013
The socioeconomic profile of women who required hospitalization and who did not undergo adequate screening of urinary tract infection in prenatal care, demonstrate the need of more careful attention to pregnant women with the features found.




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Incidence of urinary tract infection during pregnancy.

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    Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit
  • 2000
A history of past urological problems was associated with an increased incidence of UTI in pregnancy and symptoms did not correlate with incidence.

Prevalence of Urinary tract infection in Pregnant women of Peshawar NWFP : A single center study

The prevalence of UTI significantly increased with parity, however duration of pregnancy was not significantly associated with it, and patients having past history of urological problems showed more susceptiblity to UTI.

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The distribution of lower urinary tract symptoms in adult women and the frequency with which the women consulted a health care provider for their symptoms was found to be high and there is a need to create awareness among females regarding LUTS and the need to consult a health Care provider fortheir problems.

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  • Medicine
    MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing
  • 2004
The pathophysiology, patient presentation, diagnostic testing, and current treatment modalities for pregnant women presenting with urinary tract symptoms in pregnancy are summarized.