USPSTF: Keep Screening Pregnant Women For UTIs

April 29, 2019 10:02 AM | Deleted user

April 29, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update  

Pregnant people should continue to be screened for asymptomatic bacteriuria via urine culture, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) said.

Screening for and treating asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy has moderate net benefit in reducing perinatal complications (B recommendation), which is a change from the 2008 A recommendation.

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