How are culture results used for the management of urinary tract infection (UTI) during pregnancy?

Updated: Aug 17, 2021
  • Author: Raisa O Platte, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Culture results can be used to identify specific organisms and antibiotic sensitivities. Urine culture has an average cost of approximately $40. Results are often unavailable at the time of treatment.


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