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Seasonality of urinary tract infections in the United Kingdom in different age groups: longitudinal analysis of The Health Improvement Network (THIN)

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Evidence regarding the seasonality of urinary tract infection (UTI) consultations in primary care is conflicting and methodologically poor. To our knowledge, this is the first study to determine whether this seasonality exists in the UK, identify the peak months and describe seasonality by age. The monthly number of UTI consultations (N = 992 803) and nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescriptions (N = 1 719 416) during 2008-2015 was extracted from The Health Improvement Network (THIN), a larg...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s095026881700259x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Unknown
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7097-8950
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9302-4858
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection More from this journal
Volume:
146
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-45
Publication date:
2017-11-23
Acceptance date:
2017-10-28
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Pmid:
29168442
Language:
English
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pubs:800058
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uuid:fe02b7d6-1b7a-4f16-ae06-9174fa2af54b
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pubs:800058
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800058
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2019-04-09

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