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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2019

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening in Pregnant Persons

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria using urine culture in pregnant persons. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Screening [Internet]. 2019 Sep [cited 2019 Sep 26]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/asymptomatic-bacteriuria-in-adults-screening1