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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening

Release Date: July 2008

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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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. 

Men and Nonpregnant Women

The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in men and nonpregnant women. 


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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.

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