• Topic

    Urinary Tract Infections/Dysuria

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on urinary tract infections/dysuria and related issues, including asymptomatic bacteriuria, bladder infections, cystitis, painful bladder syndrome, pyelonephritis, urinalysis, and urine dipstick testing. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Complications and Special Situations
    Aug 01, 2020 Acute Pyelonephritis in Adults: Rapid Evidence Review   Alg
    Jul 15, 2020 Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
    Apr 15, 2020 Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Apr 15, 2020 Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jul 01, 2012 American Urological Association Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of IC/BPS [Practice Guidelines]
    May 15, 2011 Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome   Alg   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2024 Acute Uncomplicated UTIs in Adults: Rapid Evidence Review   CME   DDx   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2022 Office-Based Urinalysis: A Comprehensive Review   CME
    Sep 01, 2020 Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children and Infants: Common Questions and Answers   Alg   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2015 Dysuria: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis in Adults   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2014 Urinalysis: Case Presentations for the Primary Care Physician   Alg   DDx
    Nov 15, 2010 Urinary Tract Infection in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Mar 15, 2005 Urinalysis: A Comprehensive Review
    Feb 01, 2019 Antibiotic Prophylaxis for UTIs in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Apr 01, 2016 Common Questions About Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women   Alg   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2013 Are Cranberry Products Effective for the Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Nov 01, 2013 Optimal Antibiotic Regimen for Treating Lower UTI in Children [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jul 15, 2011 Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Recurrent UTI in Children [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 15, 2009 Recurrent Cystitis in Nonpregnant Women [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Aug 01, 2008 Cranberry Products for Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jan 15, 2006 Treating Adult Women with Suspected UTI [Point-of-Care Guides]   Alg   POC
    Sep 01, 2005 Urinary Tract Infection in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Apr 01, 2005 Antibiotics for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Sep 15, 2022 Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection in Women [Point-of-Care Guides]   CME
    Feb 15, 2018 Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections in Children [Point-of-Care Guides]   POC
    May 15, 2013 Dipstick Urinalysis for the Diagnosis of Acute UTI [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Nov 15, 2012 Revised AAP Guideline on UTI in Febrile Infants and Young Children   Alg
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Apr 01, 2016 Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2015 Dysuria: What You Should Know About Burning or Stinging with Urination [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Oct 01, 2011 Treating a Bladder Infection (Cystitis) [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2011 UTIs in Children: What to Expect [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Editorials and Letters
    Aug 01, 2011 Ultrasensitive Culture in Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis [Letters to the Editor]

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