bacteriuria


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bacteriuria

[bak‚tir·ē′yu̇·rē·ə]
(medicine)
The occurrence of bacteria in the urine.
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The combination of LE and NT are broadly used, and may be useful only in the initial assessment of bacteriuria.
Since the isolation of more than one organism from a single specimen of urine must always be interpreted with caution, and considering contamination, the patients whose culture results had polymicrobic bacteriuria samples were excluded from the study.
A positive urine culture in the absence of clinical signs of UTI is common in certain populations: one to five per cent of healthy young women and up to 15 per cent of older women have asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB).
The gold standard for detection of bacteriuria is urine culture, but this test is costly and it takes 24 - 48 hours to obtain results.
First, most CTXM-producing isolates were recovered from patients with bacteriuria, which is similar to that observed for infections caused by CTX-M-producing E.
Ultrasonographic renal parenchymal volume related to kidney function an d renal parenchymal area in children with recurrent urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteriuria.
They stated that the use of chromogenic media for urinary tract pathogens is cheaper than conventional methods only when there is a high proportion of bacteriuria positive samples and a high isolation rate of E.
Catheter-associated bacteriuria accounts for close to 40% of hospital-acquired infections in the United States annually.
Asymptomatic catheter associated bacteriuria creates a huge reservoir of antibiotic resistant organisms in the hospital setting specially in the Intensive care units (ICU) [6].
One found no significant difference in the rates or risk of bacteriuria between a two chamber system as compared to a complex closed system although onset was delayed with the use of the two chamber system.