Document Type

Original Article


Urinary tract infection is the most common bacterial infection in pregnancy which has a serious complications for mother and fetus, so management of it by serial antibiotics is important. Aim of this Work was to compare between Cephalexin and Fosfomycin in the treatment of urinary tract infection during pregnancy. This randomized controlled study was conducted on 200 women attended at the Obstetrics and Gynecology department in Shebin El-Kom teaching hospital from October 2021 through April 2022. Patients were randomized to: (F) group: includes 100 cases treated with fosfomycin, and (C) group: includes 100 cases treated with cephalexin. Redarding our results we revealed that Pus cells in urine analysis before and after treatment didn’t show any significant difference between two groups (P>0.05). while, pus cells in urine analysis level was significantly decreased after 1 week of treatment compared before treatment in two groups (p0.05). While, mean changes were significantly decreased after treatment compared before treatment in (C) group (84.21%) lower than (F) group(94.7%) with p value 0.012 and


Cephalexin; Fosfomycin; urinary tract infection

Subject Area

Obstetrics and Gynecology