Update on acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women

Postgrad Med. Jun-Jul 2006;119(1):39-45. doi: 10.3810/pgm.2006.06.1639.


UTI continues to be a common problem for otherwise healthy adult women. Treatment of UTI has become more difficult because of the rising levels of resistance to commonly used antibiotics. Further research is needed to develop new antibiotic therapies and nonantibiotic prevention measures.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Age Factors
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary / therapeutic use*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Risk Factors
  • United States
  • Urinary Tract Infections* / diagnosis
  • Urinary Tract Infections* / drug therapy
  • Urinary Tract Infections* / epidemiology


  • Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary