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Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnancy : Review of Clinical Management

@inproceedings{Michelim2016UrinaryTI,
  title={Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnancy : Review of Clinical Management},
  author={Lessandra Michelim and Guilherme Rasia Bosi and Eduardo Pflug Comparsi},
  year={2016}
}
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common during pregnancy [1]. Women are significantly more likely to be affected by UTI due to anatomical issues, such as proximity of the urethra to the anus [2]. Pregnant women are in higher risk for UTI because of physiological adaptations, like increase in plasma volume, could result in decreased urine concentration, facilitating bacterial growth. Additionally, 90% of pregnant women develop anatomical changes such as dilatation of urethra and decreased… 

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