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Prevalence of urinary tract infection in homosexual and heterosexual men.
  1. A P Wilson,
  2. S J Tovey,
  3. M W Adler,
  4. R N Grüneberg

    Abstract

    Homosexual practices might be expected to result in an increase in urinary tract infection in adult men. Midstream urine specimens were collected from 200 homosexual and 205 heterosexual men attending a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases. Three specimens from each group yielded more than 10(5) Escherichia coli per ml. The prevalence of urinary tract infection among homosexuals was therefore similar to that in the heterosexual population.

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