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, bacteriological (bak-tēr'ē-ō-loj'ik, -i-kăl),
Relating to bacteria or to bacteriology.
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adjective Referring or pertaining to bacteria.
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, bacteriological (bak-tēr'ē-ŏ-loj'ik, -i-kăl)
Relating to bacteria or to bacteriology.
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Bacteriologic and cytologic criteria for diagnosis in nasal and sinus disease: Basis and interpretation.
Our bacteriologic results (absence of isolation of B.
Bacteriologic cure was defined as the absence of growth of a predominant bacterial pathogen (cultured at baseline) in a sputum sample taken on day 10.
The topical group had a clinical response rate of 100% and a bacteriologic cure rate of 95%, and the topical/oral group had rates of 95 and 85%, respectively.
* OUTCOMES MEASURED Primary study outcomes were bacteriologic and clinical cures at a visit 4 to 11 days post-therapy, as determined by urine culture and signs and symptoms, respectively.
Therefore, the implementation of bacteriologic diagnosis should be considered even in smaller hospitals in a rural African setting to monitor pathogen distribution and resistance rates.
Nevertheless, the prevailing treatment for AOE is still a topical antibiotic that (1) can be delivered at extremely high concentrations directly to the site of infection, (2) is bactericidal, and (3) can facilitate a rapid clinical and bacteriologic cure, thereby preventing a secondary complication (e.g., cellulitis or middle ear and mastoid involvement).
Also, 84.4% of the ciprofloxacin group experienced bacteriologic eradication, compared with 78.3% of the cephalosporin group.
The analysis suggests that fluoroquinolones are associated with an improved likelihood of clinical success and bacteriologic eradication, but are not necessarily associated with lower mortality or a lower risk of an adverse event, Dr.
Outcomes measured Outcomes measured included clinical symptoms and signs (fever, tonsillar exudate, cervical lymphadenitis, throat pain), eradication of GABHS within 18 to 24 hours, and bacteriologic treatment failure rate at 4 to 6 and 14 to 21 days.
Determination of infectiousness should be based on assessment of both clinical and bacteriologic response to therapy ([6,7]; CDC, unpublished data).
bovis infection and describe the epidemiologic, clinical, and bacteriologic findings.