(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019; doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.04.031)
The most common type of bacterial infection seen in an outpatient setting is urinary tract infection (UTI). In the United States, the overall lifetime prevalence of UTIs in women is greater than 50%.
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Women's Center for Bladder and Pelvic Health (M.S.B.), and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Women's Hospital (R.H.B.), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trinity Health of New England, Hartford, CT (J.P.S.)