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Urine tests are the gold standard for diagnosing bladder infections. But one common test, the urine culture, can easily miss infections.
November 14, 2013 Lots of women go to the doctor for urinary tract infections, but the standard test does a lousy job of figuring out who could benefit from antibiotics, a study finds. That means that otherwise healthy people can probably skip testing, doctors say, especially if they have had an infection before and know the symptoms.
Some chicken contains the same antibiotic-resistant E. Coli that's been found to cause recurrent bladder infections.
July 12, 2012 A new investigative report connects human drug-resistant infections and overuse of antibiotics in animals raised for food. But not everyone agrees the problem of antibiotic resistance is so clear cut.
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