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Release Date: July 2008
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in adults.
Summary of Recommendations
- The USPSTF recommends screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture for pregnant women at 12 to 16 weeks' gestation or at the first prenatal visit, if later.
Grade: A Recommendation.
- The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in men and nonpregnant women.
Grade: D Recommendation.
Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults, July 2008
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 185 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article (PDF File, 105 KB; PDF Help)
Clinical Summary (PDF File, 110 KB; PDF Help)
Current as of July 2008
Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults, Topic Page. July 2008. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsbact.htm