Medicare database analysis presented at the 2022 American Urology Association Meeting found 44% lower total costs and 77% lower clinically-advanced costs with Guidance UTI versus standard urine culture (SUC)
IRVINE, Calif., May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Real-world evidence from a Medicare database analysis presented today at the 2022 American Urology Association (AUA) Meeting shows that Guidance UTI testing is associated with reductions in critical adverse outcomes, healthcare resource utilization and costs for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs) compared to standard urine culture (SUC). The comparative analysis was designed to examine outcomes of one year of cUTI treatment guided by either Guidance UTI or SUC.
cUTIs are a significant burden on individual health and healthcare resources that must be diagnosed and treated early and accurately to reduce the risk of poor outcomes. Annually, UTIs contribute to 10.5 million office visits and carry a cost of …
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