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An observational study of empirical antibiotics for adult women with uncomplicated UTI in general practice.

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OBJECTIVES: Women presenting in primary care with symptoms suggestive of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) are commonly managed without urine culture. We therefore do not know how successful general practitioners (GPs) are at targeting antibiotic treatment to women who would have had a microbiologically confirmed UTI, or at avoiding antibiotics in those who would have had a negative culture, had all patients with a suspected UTI been sampled. We therefore explored the association b...

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10.1093/jac/dkm108

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
Volume:
59
Issue:
6
Pages:
1200-1203
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
URN:
uuid:73a4b243-023d-4d26-a119-009233b4c0cf
Source identifiers:
430917
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pubs:430917

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