Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening
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Clinical Summary of a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
This document is a summary of the 2008 recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on universal screening for hearing loss in newborns. This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.
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|Population||All Pregnant Women||Men and Nonpregnant Women|
|Recommendation||Screen with urine culture
|Do not screen.
|Detection and Screening Tests||
Do not screen.
|Benefits of Detection and Early Treatment||
|Harms of Detection and Early Treatment||
|Other Relevant USPSTF Recommendations||
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Internet Citation: Clinical Summary: Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2016.