significant bacteriuria


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significant bacteriuria

Concentration of pathogenic bacteria in the urine of 105 per ml or greater. Concentrations above this level have been thought to represent evidence of urinary tract infection, although infection may be present at much lower levels.
See also: bacteriuria
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Third, the most robust predictor of whether women had clinically significant bacteriuria, including with ESBL-producing organisms, was household income.
Of the 185 females, 36 (36/185; 19.5%) came up with positive cultures, while 25 (25/199; 12.6%) of the 199 males had significant bacteriuria indicating that female patients were more affected than male patients.
Uriscreen, a rapid enzymatic urine screening test: Useful predictor of significant bacteriuria in pregnancy.
However, administration of CIC itself increases the frequency of significant bacteriuria in patients with myelodysplasia (5, 6).
Number of women 598 Age (years) 71.93 [+or -] 6.26 Significant bacteriuria 126 (21.07%) Asymptomatic bacteriuria 27 (4.51%) Urinary tract infection (UTI) 99(16.55%) Types urinary tract infection Cystitis 97 (97.97%) Pyelonephritis 2 (2.02%) Recurrent UTI 28(28.28%) Symptoms of UTI Foul smelling urine 60(60.60%) Dysuria 33(33.33%) Frequency 30(30.30%) Urgency 29(29.29%) Urinalysis and microscopy in UTI Sensitivity 84.84% Specificity 81.56% Positive predictive value 47.49% Table 2--Laboratory data of the first collected urine of 598 elderly women.
The sensitivity pattern of organisms cultured from the cases of significant bacteriuria is illustrated in Table 4.
The diagnosis of UTI is usually made based on the presence of signs and symptoms and confirmed by culture examination with significant bacteriuria supported by high level pyuria.
The prevalence of significant bacteriuria in diabetic patients in Calabar, Nigeria.
However, the triad of dysuria with frequency but without vaginal symptoms increased the probability of significant bacteriuria on culture from 50% to 96% (LR+ =24.6).
All urine samples from patients with tumors were checked for significant bacteriuria or leukocyturia (>10/[micro]L) as well as for the presence of erythrocytes (>10/[micro]L).
Asymptomatic bacteriuria implies that significant bacteriuria ([10.sup.5] C.F.U.s per ml) has been detected in two consecutive cultures from a patient without symptoms attributable to the urinary tract.
Significant bacteriuria may exist in asymptomatic patients.

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