Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening for Pregnant Women
Description of Resource:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture in pregnant women at 12 to 16 weeks’ gestation or at the first prenatal visit, if later. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.