Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening
Release Date: July 2008
Summary of Recommendations
|Pregnant Women at 12 to 16 Weeks' Gestation|
The USPSTF recommends screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture for pregnant women at 12 to 16 weeks' gestation or at their first prenatal visit, if later.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.|
|Men and Nonpregnant Women|
The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in men and nonpregnant women.
|The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits|
Related Information for Consumers
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2014.