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Table 4 Count and percentage of GPs requesting urine samples and prescribing antibiotics for each clinical scenario

From: Use of antimicrobial resistance information and prescribing guidance for management of urinary tract infections: survey of general practitioners in the West Midlands

Clinical scenarios Number (%) of GPs requesting a specimen Number (%) of GPs that would prescribe an antibiotic
A. Treatment failure in a young women 344/352 (98 %) 284/353 (80 %)
B. Probable uncomplicated UTI 144/359 (40 %) 270/345 (78 %)
C. Probable UTI in an adult male 348/354 (98 %) 344/352 (98 %)
D. Possible asymptomatic UTI in pregnancy 341/353 (97 %) 129/352 (37 %)
E. Catheterised asymptomatic elderly female 134/354 (38 %) 5/348 (1 %)