Of these patients, 71 had long-term urinary drainage systems and 14 had symptomatic urinary tract infections
. Many of these patients were permanently disabled from spinal cord injuries (8).
Sexual Intercourse and Risk of Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infection
in Post-Menopausal Women.
Two women developed symptomatic urinary tract infection
later in their pregnancies.
The relationship between asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy with symptomatic urinary tract infection
and adverse pregnancy outcomes was first suggested by Kass in 1959.
Although symptomatic urinary tract infection
was not different between groups (3 vs.
coli was found in a preliminary study in patients with spinal cord injury and showed a 50-fold reduction in symptomatic urinary tract infection
in those who were successfully colonized with the a-virulent strain (Darouiche et al., 2011).
Cranberry juice (200 mL daily to 250 mL 3 times daily) or cranberry concentrate tablets (at least 1:30 parts concentrated juice twice daily) reduce recurrent, symptomatic urinary tract infection
(UTI) in women by 12% to 20% (absolute risk reduction [ARR]) compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT]=58) (strength of recommendation: A).
Three patients in each group developed symptomatic urinary tract infection
. Five patients in the early removal group and three in the control group needed recatheterization.
Various studies [2,3,15,17,18,19] have shown that a single dose of antimicrobial prophylaxis is efficacious in preventing post procedural bacteriuria and symptomatic urinary tract infection
Predictors of symptomatic urinary tract infection
after 20 weeks' gestation.
Symptomatic urinary tract infection
. Symptomatic urinary tract infection
(SUTI) is defined by clinical symptoms and a positive urine culture that demonstrates colony counts of greater than or equal to [10.sup.3] colony-forming units per milliliter (CFU/ml) (Ferri, 2010).
Another line of evidence comes from comparison of symptomatic urinary tract infection
rates in different geographical areas of the world.