bacteriuria

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Related to bacteruria: pyelonephritis, Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, significant bacteriuria

bacteriuria

[bak‚tir·ē′yu̇·rē·ə]
(medicine)
The occurrence of bacteria in the urine.
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Routine biochemical parameters were normal: urinalysis revealed proteinuria (100 mg/dL), nitrites and leukocyte esterase positive (+3), hematuria RBC (1070/hpf), pyuria white blood cells (WBC) (425/hpf) and bacteruria (5465/hpf).
Patients with short-term, indwelling catheters acquire bacteruria at a rate of 2%-7% per day.
Urinalysis is often abnormal; of the 10 patients with a documented urinalysis, 6 (60%) had pyuria, 1 (10%) had hematuria, 1 (10%) had bacteruria, and 2 (20%) had normal specimens.