Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic

Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic, Pregnant Women

The AAFP recommends screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture for pregnant women at 12 to 16 weeks’ gestation or at the first prenatal visit, if later. (2008)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Consideration: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsbact.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic, Men, Non-Pregnant Women

The AAFP recommends against screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in men and nonpregnant women. (2008)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Consideration: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsbact.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
(www.ahrq.gov)