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Table 1 Assessment schedule

From: Optimizing the diagnostic work-up of acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections

  GP or GP assistant Patient
day 1 (baseline) Check availability  
  Obtain informed consent  
   Collect urine at GP surgery
  Perform dipstick and dipslide (and optionally sediment) Fill in questionnaire
  Send urine to laboratory (refrigerated) for culture and sediment  
day 2 Examine dipslide  
day 1 till day 7   Record symptoms in diary
day 8 If patient did not use antibiotic: collect urine and send for culture