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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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).
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.
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.
For all samples from tumor patients, significant bacteriuria or leukocyturia as well as the presence of erythrocytes could be excluded except for two G1 tumor samples.
A patient may have symptoms referrable to the urinary tract, such as the frequency and urgency of an unstable bladder, and demonstrate significant bacteriuria.
The plates were incubated at 370C aerobically and after overnight incubation they were checked for significant bacteriuria as under by enumeration of colonies [growth of 100 colonies equals to 105 colony forming units (cfu) of bacteria /ml of urine].
A growth of [greater than or equal to] 105 colony forming units/ml was considered as significant bacteriuria.
These isolates were recovered from the urine of patients with significant bacteriuria (>[10.
Similarly, significant bacteriuria was observed (53.
3,4) Currently available screening urinalyses using chemical dipstick testing have reported sensitivities ranging from 53% to 93% and specificities of 72% to 98% for detecting significant bacteriuria.