Symptoms and risk factors associated with first urinary tract infection in college age women: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Vincent2013SymptomsAR,
  title={Symptoms and risk factors associated with first urinary tract infection in college age women: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Charles R Vincent and Tami Lynn Thomas and Leticia Reyes and Carole L. White and Benjamin Kirk Canales and Mary Brown},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={189 3},
  pages={904-10}
}
PURPOSE We identified epidemiological risk factors for the initial urinary tract infection in females of college age compared to age matched controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a prospective cohort study from July 2001 to January 2006 at the student health care facility at our institution. A total of 180 women experiencing a first urinary tract infection were compared to 80 asymptomatic women with no urinary tract infection history who served as controls. Urinalysis and urine culture… CONTINUE READING
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