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Antibiotic treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria is recommended for the following groups:

  • Pregnant women

  • People about to undergo surgery in any part of the urinary tract

  • Men about to undergo prostate surgery

  • People who have had a kidney transplant

  • People with obstruction or abnormal structure of the urinary tract

  • People who have a history of recurrent urinary infections

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