Five-minute microscopy test for UTI (urinary tract infection) could cut laboratory cultures and reduce reagent use
This article was originally published in Clinica
A simple, five minute screening test for urinary tract infection that can be performed in a doctor's office could significantly reduce the number of laboratory cultures carried out each year and cut down antibiotic use, according to a US study. It could also cut down on the need for urine chemistry reagent strips.
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