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Table 1 Distribution of the use of diagnostic tools and diagnostic pathways

From: Use of diagnostic tests and the appropriateness of the treatment decision in patients with suspected urinary tract infection in primary care in Denmark – observational study

  Total (n = 488)
Dipstick 480
Microscopy 160
Culture in practice 317
Culture sent to the hospital 117
Diagnostic pathways
No urine culture (n = 54)
Dipsticks 14
Microscopy 3
Dipsticks + microscopy 37
Urine culture in practice (n = 317)
Dipsticks + urine culture in practice 240
Dipsticks + microscopy + urine culture in practice 76
Urine culture in practice 1
Urine culture sent to the hospital (n = 117)
Dipsticks + urine culture in hospital 73
Microscopy + urine culture in hospital 4
Dipsticks + microscopy + urine culture in hospital 40