Adherence to the Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines in the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination
Urinary Tract Infections
Despite the Infectious Diseases Society of America recommendation of trimethaprim-sulfamethoxazole as first-line therapy for uncomplicated UTI, physicians in the United States have not altered their prescribing practices. Adjustment for age, geographic region, race, physician specialty, and payment method confirmed a lack of adherence to this recommendation.