Urinary tract infection in general practice.


In three studies, 616 patients (610 female and six male) presented with symptoms suggesting urinary tract infection (UTI). Of these, 321 had greater than 100 X 10(6) bacteria per litre in a midstream urine sample. None of the presenting symptoms could be considered to be a reliable indicator of bacteriuria. Ninety percent of infected urines and 44 percent… (More)