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Letters Recurrent UTI in non-pregnant women

Don’t forget the embalming fluid for treating recurrent infections . . .

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 18 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3933
  1. Jonathan Underwood, infectious diseases registrar1
  1. 1Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
  1. junderwood{at}

In their review of recurrent urinary tract infections, Gupta and Trautner omit an important weapon in the antimicrobial arsenal, lowly hexamine (methenamine hippurate).1 With the increasing prevalence of …

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