Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy.

  title={Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy.},
  author={Warren J McIsaac and June C Carroll and Anne Biringer and Paul Bernstein and Elliott Lyons and Donald Edward Low and Joanne A Permaul},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  volume={27 1},
OBJECTIVE To compare the following 4 screening strategies for detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) in pregnancy: urine testing with leukocyte-esterase-nitrite (LEN) strips at each prenatal visit followed by a urine culture if positive; a single urine culture at fewer than 20 weeks' gestation; 2 urine cultures, at fewer than 20 weeks' gestation and at 28 weeks' gestation; or 3 urine cultures, at fewer than 20 weeks', at 28 weeks', and at 36 weeks' gestation. METHODS Participants were… CONTINUE READING

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