Volume 13, Issue 3 (Autumn 2009)                   hmj 2009, 13(3): 140-142 | Back to browse issues page

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Introduction: Urinary tract infection is a prevalent infection disease that many patients referred to the physician for this problem. About 20-40% of women experience symptomatic urinary tract infection for at least one time in their life. Early diagnosis and treatment lead to recovery much of the times. Regarding the higher prevalence of the urinary tract infection in women, we designed this study to find the prevalence of the urinary tract infection in women stuff of the Hormozgan University of Medical sciences in autumn 2003.
Methods: at first the goal group was invited, then simple microscopic urinalysis test was done for them, in a period of about 68 days in shahid mohammadi and shariati hospital labs of Bandar Abbas. Field (HPF) of microscope in each test was recorded. Pyuria defined by five WBC/HPF.
Results: 243 persons participated in this study (from approximately 1000 ones that was invited). Pyuria detected in 16/87% of them. This study revealed no significant difference in the prevalence of pyuria between different groups of the population under study regarding the marital status.
Conclusion: There is no effect of marital status on the prevalence of pyuria in our study.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/19