TITLE

Questions About Treatment of Uncomplicated UTI

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2004, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p1053
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents questions about treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI). Antibiotics or antibiotic classes that may have a lower cure rate in the treatment of an uncomplicated UTI when used as three-day therapy; Approximate likelihood of clinical cure of an uncomplicated UTI caused by a uropathogen resistant to trimethoprim-sulfametoxazole; Risk factors.
ACCESSION #
14201706

 

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