Urinary Tract Infections

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProtocols for High-Risk Pregnancies
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781405196505
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Cystitis, characterized by dysuria, urgency and frequency - with minimal manifestations
  • Hydration with intravenous crystalloid solutions and antimicrobials - cornerstone of therapy
  • Klebsiella, Enterobacter or Proteus species or group B streptococci
  • Major complications with antepartum pyelonephritis - by sepsis syndrome
  • Normal pregnancy-induced urinary stasis and vesicoureteral reflux - predisposing to infections
  • Pregnant woman with acute pyelonephritis - management
  • Recurrent covert bacteriuria, developing in a third of women after pyelonephritis treatment
  • Tenderness, elicited by percussion - in one or both costovertebral angles
  • Urinary infections, common bacterial infections during pregnancy
  • Urinary tract infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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