Title : Urinary tract infections in pregnancy in a rural population of Bangladesh: population-based prevalence, risk factors, etiology, and antibiotic resistance

Authors : Anne CC Lee, Luke C Mullany, Alain K Koffi, Iftekhar Rafiqullah, Rasheda Khanam, Lian V Folger, Mahmoodur Rahman, Dipak K Mitra, Alain Labrique, Parul Christian, Jamal Uddin, Parvez Ahmed, Salahuddin Ahmed, Arif Mahmud, Sushil K DasGupta, Nazma Begum, Mohammad A Quaiyum, Samir K Saha, Abdullah H Baqui

Abstract : Background Urinary tract infection (UTI) in pregnancy, including asymptomatic bacteriuria, is associated with maternal morbidity and adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preterm birth and low birthweight. In low-middle income countries (LMICs), the capacity for screening and treatment of UTIs is limited. The objective of this study was to describe the population-based prevalence, risk factors, etiology and antimicrobial resistance patterns of UTIs in pregnancy in Bangladesh. Methods In a community-based cohort in Sylhet district, Bangladesh, urine specimens were collected at the household level in 4242 pregnant women (

Journal : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Volume : 20 Year : 2019 Issue : 1
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