What is the frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) during pregnancy in the US?

Updated: Aug 17, 2021
  • Author: Raisa O Platte, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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The frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) in pregnant women (0.3-1.3%) is similar to that in nonpregnant women. [11] Changes in coital patterns (eg, position, frequency, postcoital antibiotics) can offset recurrence in at-risk individuals.


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