Urinary tract infection in patients with acute non-gonococcal urethritis.

@article{Leung2002UrinaryTI,
  title={Urinary tract infection in patients with acute non-gonococcal urethritis.},
  author={Andrew Leung and Shaw Taylor and Angela J Smith and Robert Spencer and Patrick J. Horner},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={801-4}
}
In young sexually active male patients, clinical differentiation between non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and urinary tract infection (UTI) can be difficult. UTI as a cause of NGU has been suggested before, but the prevalence of UTI among acute NGU patients has not been evaluated. We conducted a prospective cross-sectional study of 156 male patients with clinical features of acute urethritis. The prevalence of UTI among acute NGU patients was 6.4% (CI: 1.5-11.3%). There was a possible… CONTINUE READING