Bacteriuria: The presence of bacteria in the urine which is normally bacteria-free. These bacteria are from the URINARY TRACT and are not contaminants of the surrounding tissues. Bacteriuria can be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Significant bacteriuria is an indicator of urinary tract infection.Pyuria: The presence of white blood cells (LEUKOCYTES) in the urine. It is often associated with bacterial infections of the urinary tract. Pyuria without BACTERIURIA can be caused by TUBERCULOSIS, stones, or cancer.Urinary Tract Infections: Inflammatory responses of the epithelium of the URINARY TRACT to microbial invasions. They are often bacterial infections with associated BACTERIURIA and PYURIA.Asymptomatic Infections: Infections that do not exhibit symptoms.Urine: Liquid by-product of excretion produced in the kidneys, temporarily stored in the bladder until discharge through the URETHRA.Urinary Catheterization: Passage of a CATHETER into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney.Reagent Strips: Narrow pieces of material impregnated or covered with a substance used to produce a chemical reaction. The strips are used in detecting, measuring, producing, etc., other substances. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Pyelonephritis: Inflammation of the KIDNEY involving the renal parenchyma (the NEPHRONS); KIDNEY PELVIS; and KIDNEY CALICES. It is characterized by ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; NAUSEA; VOMITING; and occasionally DIARRHEA.Urinalysis: Examination of urine by chemical, physical, or microscopic means. Routine urinalysis usually includes performing chemical screening tests, determining specific gravity, observing any unusual color or odor, screening for bacteriuria, and examining the sediment microscopically.Cystitis: Inflammation of the URINARY BLADDER, either from bacterial or non-bacterial causes. Cystitis is usually associated with painful urination (dysuria), increased frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain.Bacteriological Techniques: Techniques used in studying bacteria.Urography: Radiography of any part of the urinary tract.Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary: Substances capable of killing agents causing urinary tract infections or of preventing them from spreading.Pregnancy Complications, Infectious: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.Escherichia coli Infections: Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.Nitrofurantoin: A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.Proteus: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the intestines of humans and a wide variety of animals, as well as in manure, soil, and polluted waters. Its species are pathogenic, causing urinary tract infections and are also considered secondary invaders, causing septic lesions at other sites of the body.Proteus mirabilis: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is frequently isolated from clinical specimens. Its most common site of infection is the urinary tract.Sulfamethizole: A sulfathiazole antibacterial agent.Proteus Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus PROTEUS.False Negative Reactions: Negative test results in subjects who possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of diseased persons as healthy when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Providencia: Gram-negative rods isolated from human urine and feces.Hebrides: A group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean west of Scotland, comprising the Outer Hebrides and the Inner Hebrides.Firefly Luciferin: A benzothaizole which is oxidized by LUCIFERASES, FIREFLY to cause emission of light (LUMINESCENCE).Urinary Catheters: Catheters inserted into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Klebsiella: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms arrange singly, in pairs, or short chains. This genus is commonly found in the intestinal tract and is an opportunistic pathogen that can give rise to bacteremia, pneumonia, urinary tract and several other types of human infection.False Positive Reactions: Positive test results in subjects who do not possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of healthy persons as diseased when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Glycosuria: The appearance of an abnormally large amount of GLUCOSE in the urine, such as more than 500 mg/day in adults. It can be due to HYPERGLYCEMIA or genetic defects in renal reabsorption (RENAL GLYCOSURIA).Vesico-Ureteral Reflux: Retrograde flow of urine from the URINARY BLADDER into the URETER. This is often due to incompetence of the vesicoureteral valve leading to ascending bacterial infection into the KIDNEY.Urinary Tract: The duct which coveys URINE from the pelvis of the KIDNEY through the URETERS, BLADDER, and URETHRA.Urinary Bladder, Neurogenic: Dysfunction of the URINARY BLADDER due to disease of the central or peripheral nervous system pathways involved in the control of URINATION. This is often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, but may also be caused by BRAIN DISEASES or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES.Anti-Bacterial Agents: Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.Intermittent Urethral Catheterization: Insertion of a catheter into the urethra to drain the urine from the bladder at intervals as needed.Nitrites: Salts of nitrous acid or compounds containing the group NO2-. The inorganic nitrites of the type MNO2 (where M=metal) are all insoluble, except the alkali nitrites. The organic nitrites may be isomeric, but not identical with the corresponding nitro compounds. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Cefixime: A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic that is stable to hydrolysis by beta-lactamases.Remission, Spontaneous: A spontaneous diminution or abatement of a disease over time, without formal treatment.Ampicillin: Semi-synthetic derivative of penicillin that functions as an orally active broad-spectrum antibiotic.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Cellular Phone: Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.Mobile Applications: Computer programs or software installed on mobile electronic devices which support a wide range of functions and uses which include television, telephone, video, music, word processing, and Internet service.Computers, Handheld: A type of MICROCOMPUTER, sometimes called a personal digital assistant, that is very small and portable and fitting in a hand. They are convenient to use in clinical and other field situations for quick data management. They usually require docking with MICROCOMPUTERS for updates.United Arab Emirates: A federation of seven states on the southeast portion of the Arabian peninsula: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwain. In 1820 a treaty of peace was concluded between Great Britain and native rulers. During the 19th century the rulers agreed to suppression of the slave trade and restriction of foreign relations to Great Britain. The Trucial Council was established in 1952 and defense treaties with Great Britain terminated. In 1971 an independent six-member federation was formed, with Ras al-Khaimah joining the federation in 1972. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1250)Kidney Transplantation: The transference of a kidney from one human or animal to another.Pregnancy Tests: Tests to determine whether or not an individual is pregnant.Graft Rejection: An immune response with both cellular and humoral components, directed against an allogeneic transplant, whose tissue antigens are not compatible with those of the recipient.Immunosuppressive Agents: Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.Graft Survival: The survival of a graft in a host, the factors responsible for the survival and the changes occurring within the graft during growth in the host.Renal Dialysis: Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.Federal Government: The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.Inflammation: A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.Kidney Failure, Chronic: The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.Government: The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.

Correlation of periurethral bacterial flora with bacteriuria and urinary tract infection in children with neurogenic bladder receiving intermittent catheterization. (1/581)

Periurethral bacteria are inoculated daily into the urine of children with neurogenic bladder during clean intermittent catheterization (CIC). We examined how frequently periurethral bacterial species produced bacteriuria in children followed longitudinally. When Escherichia coli was detected on the periurethra, bacteriuria was also present 93% of the time. When Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, or Enterococcus species or nonpathogens were detected on the periurethra, bacteriuria was present 80%, 40%, 40%, and 25% of the time, respectively. Clonal typing of multiple colonies of E. coli from each periurethral and urine culture revealed that children carried only one or two E. coli clones in their urinary tracts over months of surveillance. When E. coli was detected in the urine, the identical clone was on the periurethra. E. coli persisted for weeks in the urine without causing symptoms. Occasionally the same E. coli clone carried for weeks caused a urinary tract infection. Bacteriuria frequently occurs after inoculation of periurethral E. coli into the urine during CIC.  (+info)

Procedure for expediting determinations of antibiotic susceptibility of gram-negative, urinary tract pathogens. (2/581)

Standardized direct disk diffusion antibiotic susceptibility testing on monomicrobial urine specimens is compared with the Food and Drug Administration method. The direct procedure yields acceptable data and may conserve 24 h in reporting results.  (+info)

Mycoplasma penetrans and other mycoplasmas in urine of human immunodeficiency virus-positive children. (3/581)

Urine samples from children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and healthy controls were examined for mycoplasmas by culture. Standard biochemical assays, sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, and PCR (16S and 16S-23S spacer rRNA region) were used for identification of isolates. Mycoplasmas were identified from 13 (87%) of 15 HIV-positive patients and 3 (20%) of 15 HIV-negative control patients. The frequency and type of mycoplasma varied with the severity of HIV infection. Mycoplasma penetrans, Mycoplasma pirum, Mycoplasma fermentans, and Mycoplasma genitalium were isolated from patients with severe immunodeficiency. Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum were isolated more frequently from children in the early stages of HIV infection and from HIV-negative patients. Mycoplasma penetrans was isolated from one (50%) of two patients in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) group B and from five (55.5%) of nine pediatric patients with AIDS (CDC group C). This is the first report that indicates that "AIDS-associated" mycoplasmas are more common in HIV-infected children than in HIV-negative controls.  (+info)

Single-dose oral ciprofloxacin compared with cefotaxime and placebo for prophylaxis during transurethral surgery. (4/581)

To determine the efficacy and safety of single-dose oral ciprofloxacin prophylaxis for the prevention of post-operative bacteriuria following transurethral resection of the prostate or bladder tumour, a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted. Five hundred and eighteen patients were randomized in a 2:2:1 ratio to receive ciprofloxacin 500 mg, cefotaxime 1 g or placebo 30-90 min before surgery. Of the 368 efficacy-evaluable patients, five (3.3%) ciprofloxacin, seven (4.8%) cefotaxime and five (7.0%) placebo recipients had post-operative bacteriuria (> or = 10(4) cfu/mL) during post-operative days 2-15. Five (3.4%) ciprofloxacin, five (3.4%) cefotaxime and one (2.4%) placebo recipients were considered clinical failures, of whom one, two and one patients, respectively, had concomitant bacteriuria. Drug-related adverse events were reported in six of 204 (3%) ciprofloxacin, 12 of 197 (6%) cefotaxime and one of 101 (1%) placebo patients. The observed rates of post-operative bacteriuria suggest that a single 500 mg dose of ciprofloxacin is suitable prophylaxis for transurethral surgery.  (+info)

Effect of glucose and pH on uropathogenic and non-uropathogenic Escherichia coli: studies with urine from diabetic and non-diabetic individuals. (5/581)

It is generally assumed that one of the reasons why diabetics are more susceptible to urinary tract infections than non-diabetics is their 'sweet urine'. However, very little information is available on this subject. Therefore, the growth rates of different Escherichia coli strains were studied in human urine with and without added glucose and with and without a constant pH, and compared with their growth rates in Mueller-Hinton broth (MHB). Eight isolates were used (three from blood cultures from urosepsis patients, two urinary isolates, two faecal isolates and one laboratory strain K12). All isolates grew better in MHB than in urine, but with the exception of the laboratory strain, they had the same growth rate in urine. No significant difference was found between the growth rate in urine from diabetics without glucosuria and that in urine from non-diabetics. The addition of glucose (up to a concentration of 1000 mg/dl) to urine and MHB enhanced the growth rate of all isolates. However, very high concentrations of glucose (up to 10000 mg/dl) in urine and MHB caused a decrease in bacterial growth rate when the urinary pH was not kept constant. The stationary phase was reached later and the final bacterial yield was greater when the urine was made less acidic. As the uropathogenic strains did not grow better in urine than the other isolates, it may be concluded that better growth in urine is not one of the causes of the greater virulence of these strains.  (+info)

Experimental urinary tract infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in mice. (6/581)

Urinary tract infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa was induced in mice by transurethral inoculation of the organism into the bladder, followed by urethral obstruction for 6 h. The infection was mostly localized in the urinary organs. P. aeruginosa P9 was selected as the challenge organism from 10 laboratory strains of P. aeruginosa. After the inoculation of 10(7) colony-forming units of P. aeruginosa P9, transient bacteremia was observed in some of the mice from 6 h to 1 day after the inoculation. The number of organisms in the bladder tissue gradually decreased, whereas that in the kidneys increased to levels of 10(6) to 10(7) colony-forming units in 3 days, and these levels remained up to 2 weeks after the inoculation. The organisms gradually disappeared thereafter, and spontaneous recovery took place. The organisms could be recovered from the kidneys of 95% of the mice, and the gross lesions in the kidneys were observed in 77% of the mice 1 week after inoculation. The method developed here is simple and may be useful in the study of urinary tract infections due to P. aeruginosa and other species of bacteria.20  (+info)

The effect of specimen processing delay on borate urine preservation. (7/581)

AIM: To investigate the effect on urine culture results and their clinical interpretation of delaying the processing of urine samples in which boric acid had been used as a preservative. METHODS: 792 mid-stream specimens of urine from patients attending their general practitioner were received in borate containing plastic jars. The specimens were cultured upon receipt, stored at room temperature, and then recultured the following morning. RESULTS: After overnight delayed culture, the results were altered in 16% of samples and the clinical interpretation of these findings differed in 8% of specimens. In 28 samples (3.5%) the bacterium isolated on initial culture was not the same as that obtained by culture after overnight storage. CONCLUSIONS: Boric acid urine preservation used for overnight delayed processing of samples is associated with a significant alteration in culture results and the attendant clinical interpretation of such specimens. Rapid transportation/processing of urine specimens must remain the optimum procedure.  (+info)

Evaluation of the leukocyte esterase and nitrite urine dipstick screening tests for detection of bacteriuria in women with suspected uncomplicated urinary tract infections. (8/581)

A positive dipstick urinalysis (i.e., leukocyte esterase test and/or nitrite test) did not reliably detect significant bacteriuria in 479 ambulatory women with suspected uncomplicated urinary tract infection; 18.9% of the urine samples that demonstrated significant bacteriuria would have been rejected by the laboratory based on a negative urinalysis screen.  (+info)

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TY - JOUR. T1 - Predicting bacteriuria in urogynecology patients. AU - Rahn, David D.. AU - Boreham, Muriel K.. AU - Allen, Katrina E.. AU - Nihira, Mikio A.. AU - Schaffer, Joseph I.. PY - 2005/5. Y1 - 2005/5. N2 - Objective: This study was undertaken to determine whether reagent strip testing can predict bacteriuria in urogynecology patients. Study design: All women undergoing urodynamic evaluations fromJune 1997 toOctober 2001 were identified by using a computerized database. Urine culture results were compared with reagent strip testing. Significant bacteriuria was defined as greater than 105 colony-forming units per milliliter. Results: Bacteriuria prevalence was 8.6% (n =51). Sensitivity and specificity of nitrites were 0.51, (95% CI, 0.31-0.66) and 0.991, (95% CI, 0.974-0.998), respectively. Blood had a lower sensitivity (0.35,95%CI, 0.20-0.54) and specificity (0.80,95%CI, 0.75-0.84). Leukocyte esterase was similar to blood with a sensitivity of 0.28 (95% CI, 0.14-0.45) and specificity of ...
Nayir, A. (2001) Circumcision for the prevention of significant bacteriuria in boys. Pediatric Nephrology, 16, 1129-1134. doi10.1007/s004670100044
Blood samples and urine cultures will be obtained from asymptomatic renal transplant clinic patients. If the urine culture is positive (, or = 105 cfu/ml), we will determine the host and bacterial virulence factors associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) and compare these results to transplant patients that develop a symptomatic UTI. The patients clinical information, laboratory data and the bacterial isolate responsible for the UTI will be collected at the time of their clinic visit and subsequently analyzed.. After the first visit (Day 0 after signing consent) blood and urine will be collected, subjects will be put into either ASB Positive or ASB Negative groups based upon the results of their urine culture. From that point, those who test into the ASB Negative group will have an additional urine culture, either by returning to the clinic or by sending a urine culture mailer kit, and if cultures remain negative, they will be discharged from the study after reviewing medications, ...
Overview. Clinical dogma is that healthy urine is sterile and the presence of bacteria with an inflammatory response is indicative of urinary tract infection (UTI). Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) represents the state in which bacteria are present but the inflammatory response is negligible. Differentiating ABU from UTI is diagnostically challenging, but critical because overtreatment of ABU can perpetuate antimicrobial resistance while undertreatment of UTI can result in increased morbidity and mortality. We studied key characteristics of the healthy and ABU urine microbiomes utilizing 16S rRNA sequencing and metaproteomics, with the future goal of utilizing this information to personalize the treatment of UTI by more accurately differentiating ABU from UTI. A cross-sectional study of 26 healthy controls and 27 healthy subjects at risk for ABU due to spinal cord injury-related neuropathic bladder (NB) was conducted. Of the 27 subjects with NB, 8 voided normally, 8 utilized intermittent ...
Design: Randomized prospective study. Setting: University Hospital with an active kidney transplantation program. Patients: Adult kidney transplant recipients. Interventions: Kidney transplant recipients with asymptomatic bacteriuria will be randomly assigned to be treated with antibiotics or to be followed without antibiotic therapy.. Measurements: Urine cultures will be collected weekly during the first month after transplantation, every 2 weeks until three months after transplantation, every month until 6 months after transplantation and every 3 months until 12 months after transplantation. Urine culture will be as well collected if urinary symptoms appeared.. Primary end points: To determine in both groups: the incidence of pyelonephritis.. Secondary end points: To determine outcomes in both groups (renal function, hospitalization, rejection, graft loss, opportunistic infections and mortality) and infection by multiresistant microorganisms. ...
Background: Most European and North American clinical practice guidelines recommend screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) as a routine pregnancy test. Antibiotic treatment of ASB in pregnant women is supposed to reduce maternal upper urinary tract infections (upper UTIs) and preterm labour. However, most studies supporting the treatment of ASB were conducted in the 1950s to 1980s. Because of subsequent changes in treatment options for ASB and UTI, the applicability of findings from these studies has come into question.
BACKGROUND: Bacteriuria is common post-transplant. However, most studies are in adults with a short follow-up. We have assessed the incidence of bacteriuria, predisposing causes and its effect on short and long-term graft function in children. METHODS: The notes of 142 children (67% male) who received 168 kidney transplants (138 cadaveric) between 1987 and 1994 were studied. The mean age at transplantation was 9.0 +/- 4.5 years, and 32 children were transplanted pre-emptively. Diagnoses reflected those found in any childrens renal failure programme. RESULTS: Two hundred and thirty one episodes of bacteriuria were detected in 66 patients patients (46%): a rate of one episode per 23 patient months of follow-up. Fifty two percent were during the first year, and 29% of these during the first 4 weeks post-transplant. Forty two children (28%) had recurrences. The incidence was not affected by sex, vesico-ureteric reflux into native kidneys, donor source, circumcision in boys, dialysis pre-transplant ...
Objectives: This study aims to determine the frequency and risk factors of bacteriuria and urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients with primary Sjögrens syndrome (SS) and their differences from healthy individuals and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.. Patients and methods: The study included 107 female primary SS patients (mean age 50.7±11.6 years; range, 23 to 76 years), 53 healthy female control subjects (mean age 46.8±15.5 years; range 21 to 80 years), and 40 females with RA (mean age 51.7±14.2 years; range, 25 to 79 years). Participants were questioned for UTI risk factors and symptoms. Middle stream urine samples were taken and cultured. All participants were examined with urinary symptom questioning survey of American Urological Association (AUA-7).. Results: The urine cultures were positive in 18 primary SS patients (16.8%), eight RA patients (20%), and two healthy controls (3.7%). Escherichia coli, enterococci, Klebsiella, streptococci, and candida were detected in SS patients ...
This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria among the students of University of Port Harcourt Demonstration, Secondary School. Urine samples were collected from 50 males and 50 females. The samples were cultured on CLED and MacConkey agar. Growth was observed in 89 (89%) of the samples while there was no growth in 11 (11%) of the samples. Of the 89 samples with growth 59 (66%) had no significant bacteriuria, 10 (11%) had significant growth and 20 (22%) had mixed culture growth. Prevalence of significant asymptomatic bacteriuria was higher in females 6 (60%) than males 4 (40%). The organisms isolated were S. aureus; S. epidermidis; E. coli; Pseudomonas ...
Short courses of nitrofurantoin and ampicillin produced an immediate cure in 80% of adult non-pregnant bacteriuric women. Of the subjects so treated, 55% remained cured at the end of one year. Over the same follow-up period 36% of untreated bacteriuric women developed a spontaneous remission of bacteriuria. Treatment failed to prevent the development of symptomatic infection, and the reinfections which followed successful treatment were more commonly associated with the development of symptoms than the persistent or relapsing infections in untreated or unsuccessfully treated subjects.. It is concluded that a search for bacteriuria in non-pregnant women is unlikely to be of value as a preventive measure, since in many instances it fails to detect urinary tract infection at an early stage and since treatment by methods suitable for large-scale use is ineffective.. ...
This article is from BMC Infectious Diseases, volume 12.AbstractBackground: Significant bacteriuria (SBU) and urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in...
To investigate the role of cross-infection in nonepidemic nosocomial bacteriuria in a large, university-affiliated hospital, we identified in adult patients admitted over an 11-week period all cases caused by organisms of the same genus, species, and antimicrobial susceptibility and clustered by date of onset and hospital ward. Further laboratory studies were conducted to verify clustering. Among the 3452 patients studied, 194 cases of nosocomial bacteriuria were identified; 49 appeared clustered by epidemiologic evidence. Additional laboratory tests verified clustering in 30 cases (15.5%). We found that 90% of clustered and 76% of nonclustered cases had had previous urinary catheterization; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Serratia marcescens, and Citrobacter freundii often caused clustered infection while Escherichia coli predominated in nonclustered cases; and resistance to gentamicin, sulfathiazole, and carbenicillin was significantly greater for pathogens from clustered cases than for nonclustered ...
One hundred and twenty six patients diagnosed as having AIDS had their urinalysis and electrolyte profiles studied. The commonest electrolyte abnormalities were a low serum bicarbonate in 56% of the patients and hyponatraemia in 48%. Possible aetiological factors are discussed. Significant pyuria was found in 10% of the patients and significant bacteriuria in 13%. Escherichia coli was the commonest isolated organism (56% of all the culture positive cases). Proteinuria above the upper limit of normal was detectable in 13% of the patients; of these, 25% had proteinuria in the nephrotic range. Of the patients 3% had clinical and biochemical evidence of renal insufficiency. It is concluded that significant bacteriuria occurs commonly in AIDS and that renal insufficiency and nephrotic syndrome may be associated with the disease. It is also noted that other electrolyte and acid-base abnormalities, in particular hyponatraemia and low bicarbonate levels may contribute to the morbidity and mortality in ...
ova was employed. Out of the 838 persons examined, 350 (41.8%) were infected with S. haematobium. Of the 430 males and 408 females examined, 175 (40.7%) and 175 (42.9%) were infected respectively. There was no significant difference in the prevalence of infection amongst the sexes (X2 = 1.19; df = 1; P> 0.05). Over 60% of the infected persons are aged 0 - 20 years. Statistical analysis revealed that the prevalence (X2 = 16.65; df = 6, P< 0.05) and intensity (t = 7.02; df = 6, P< 0.05) were significantly more in persons under the age of 20 years than those above 20 years. Sixty - four (18.3%) of the infected persons were excreting < 50 eggs/10ml urine while 286 (81.7%) were excreting > 50 eggs/10ml urine. Visible haematuria increased with intensity of infection. Farmers were significantly (X2 = 9.82, df = 4; P< 0.05) more affected than other occupational groups examined. Of the 350 persons examined, 44 (22.6%) had significant bacteriuria. The rate of significant bacteriuria increased with age in ...
What causes a Urinary Infection?. The majority of Urine infections are caused by bacteria from you own bowel. They are normally harmless if they stay with the bowel but if they spread they can cause infection in other parts of your body. Pregnant women are more prone to these infections probably due to increase in hormone levels in pregnancy.. Should you be checked for Urinary Infections in pregnancy?. Yes you should get a test from your doctor. Treatment should be applied if any infection is found. After the infection is away you should regularly tested for any further infection throughout your pregnancy.. How do you treat a Urinary Infection in pregnancy?. Your doctor will prescribe an antibiotic that is safe for pregnant women to take. You can help by drinking plenty of water as this will help flush the infection out of the body.. Go to pregnancy tips main page Related links. Gestational Diabetes ...
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RESULTS: Of the 169 clinics personnel at 59 (35%) responded to the survey. Almost half of the respondents had an established protocol or standard of care. At most clinics the use of ultrasound (93%), voiding cystourethrograms (85%) and urodynamic testing (76%) was supported but not renal isotopic studies (14%) or excretory urograms (2%) for baseline evaluation. At all clinics ultrasound was supported for routine surveillance but there was no consensus for other imaging modalities. Assessment of clinic approaches to the evaluation and management of bacteriuria demonstrated variable results, although at most clinics fever, flank pain, dysuria, and changes in urinary pattern were identified as being consistent with true infection. Groups at clinics following their protocol or standard of care showed no significant differences in their approach compared to those at clinics lacking a protocol or standard of care ...
BackgroundThe purposes of this study were to investigate the clinical outcomes of enterococcal bacteriuria and to determine whether current management is adhere
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Q After two years of antibiotics, I was told my urinary tract infection, due to Enterococcus, is incurable. What will happen? Kidney failure? A Do you have symptoms of urinary tract infection, like pain on urinating, increased number of urinations, fever or flank pain? If the answer is no, you have asymptomatic (no symptoms) bacteriuria (bacteria in the urine). At older ages, asymptomatic bacteriuria often requires no treatment. No kidney damage occurs.. If the answer is yes, then it is time to see a specialist in infectious diseases. The Enterococcus bacterium can be difficult to treat and often develops resistance to antibiotics, especially if a person has taken them for a prolonged time. The specialist might suggest less frequently used antibiotics or a combination of antibiotics. I think you have what I mentioned in the first paragraph.. Write to P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475.. ...
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LOPARDO, Horacio Angel y PINHEIRO, Jose Luis. Comparison between the observation of white blood cells from centrifuged urine smear and the Neubauer chamber. Acta bioquím. clín. latinoam. [online]. 2008, vol.42, n.1, pp. 47-51. ISSN 1851-6114.. The current method of centrifuged urine smear was compared to the Neubauer chamber method, using this technique as the gold standard. Their predictive ability for detecting significant bacteriuria was determined. During two months, 2.287 urine cultures were studied. Only 1.153 were evaluable. In 982 samples a comparison between the two microscopic methods could be established. The correlation between them was 96,4%. The sensitivity of the centrifuged urine smear and the Neubauer chamber method was 53.5% and 55.5% respectively. Specificities were 90.7% and 91.4%. Those results pointed out that seeing a significant number of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) both in the centrifuged urine smear and in the Neubauer chamber was predictive of significant ...
A composition, an analytical element and a method for the detection of bacteria in specimen samples, e.g. biological fluids, are disclosed. The composition optionally, but preferably, comprises a metabolizable substrate (e.g. glucose) and a benzindole dye which undergoes a detectable color change when incubated in admixture with a bacterial microorganism. Useful dyes include particular benz[cd]indole, benz[e]indole and benz[g]indole compounds. The described analytical element contains this composition, preferably, in a spreading zone. Detection of bacteria can be accomplished by bringing the composition or element into contact with a specimen sample. This invention is particularly useful in detection of significant bacteriuria.
Antibiotics are substances that possess bacteriostatic or bactericidal effect. Their administration is widespread in the treatment as well as in the prevention of many infections in general population, and especially in vulnerable groups. Respiratory and urinary infections are the most common infections in the elderly. The initial empirical antibiotic therapy of pneumonia in older patients is directed to possible causative agents. Doxicicline is most frequently applied in ambulatory patients, followed by macrolides (azithromycin), fluorochinolone and amoxicillin with clavulanic acid. In the hospitalized patients, a wide spectrum of cephalosporins with macrolides is applied, as well as beta-lactamase inhibitors combined with macrolides or fluorochinolone only. Asymptomatic bacteriuria, a very common phenomenon in the elderly, is usually not treated. The antibiotic therapy of urinary infection in the older population is applied according to the causative agent. Polymicrobial infections occur in 30% of the
Pyroluria is characterized by elevated urine kryptopyrrole levels, which result in a dramatic deficiency of zinc and vitamin B6. A high kryptopyrrole result is also known as pyroluria, pyrrole disorder, or elevated pyrroles. If you do not have a practitioner that will order this testing for you, you can order this test directly through our website.. Our laboratory will provide you with the most accurate kryptopyrrole result on the market. We are the only laboratory in the U.S.A. that provides a corrected kryptopyrrole result. Our corrected result accounts for the concentration or dilution of the urine specimen. For example, if the patient has consumed a large amount of water prior to collection, the pyrrole levels will be lower in the initial result. This is due to the fact that the specimen is diluted. DHA Laboratory performs a validated procedure that calculates the level of dilution. Our procedure allows us to compensate for dilution (or concentration) in the corrected result. This allows our ...
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Introduction and aim of the study - Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are a common disorder in the dog and cat and urinary culture is considered the
Are UTIs Important? Most frequent infection in residential care Dementia, incontinence & decreased mobility are risk factors for developing UTIs Asymptomatic bacteriuria is common 15-30% in men 25-50% in women Long term IDCs are always colonised
Frequency of bacteriuria and distribution of blood pressure, by age, were determined in 2,882 white and 422 negro nuns and 2,302 white and 396 negro control women working in similar occupations. Bacteriuria was 12.8, 2.8, and 1.4 times more frequent among white control women than among white nuns at ages 15 to 34, 35 to 54, and 55 or more years, respectively. It was 14.2 and 5.3 times higher for negro control women than for nuns aged 15 to 34 and 35 to 54 years. These differences were highly significant statistically. The prevalence of bacteriuria among nuns aged 15 to ...
females analyzed, 17(34.0%) had UTI while of the 50 The aim of this study was to find the urine samples of HIV seronegative females, prevalence of UTI in a cohort of HIV and Non-HIV- 21(42.0%) had UTI. The study found significant infected females so as to plan its treatment strategy differences (42.0 vs. 34.0, P,0.05) in prevalence of based on etiologic agent. The study showed that significant bacteriuria among HIV seropositive and overall prevalence of significant bacteriuria was HIV seronegative females (controls). This present 38.0%. The higher incidence found in these females finding agrees favourably with the fact that may not be unconnected to the general increased risk uropathogens causing UTIs are not higher in HIV of women to acquiring urinary tract infection (Samuel seropositive individuals than HIV seronegative et al., 2012). This is due to the anatomical structure of individuals as reported in our previous study (Frank- the female genital tract that makes them susceptible to ...
OBJECTIVE: To assess urinary symptoms associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) in a urogynecologic population of women. METHODS: In this cohort study, we enrolled 150 urogynecologic patients who completed the validated UTI Symptom Assessment questionnaire and contributed transurethral catheterized urine samples. The primary measure (UTI diagnosis) was defined in three ways. Self-report (a nonculture-based UTI diagnosis) was defined by a yes or no response to the query "Do you think you have a UTI?" Two culture-based UTI diagnoses also were analyzed: standard urine culture (10 colony-forming units [CFU]/mL or greater) and enhanced quantitative urine culture (10 CFU/mL or greater) of any uropathogen ...
Fig. 1. Comparative analysis of HindIII ribotypes obtained with the Riboprinter for the ECOR collection and a subset ofE. coli pathogenic reference strains. Clustering was performed by UPGMA, and similarity analysis was based on the use of the Dice coefficient (see Materials and Methods). For each strain, name, serotype, phylogenetic group or pathovar, and source is indicated. O:H serotypes are as listed at the T. Whittam laboratory website. ON, HN, nontypeable with standard antisera; NM, nonmotile strain; EPEC, enteropathogenic E. coli; NMEC, neonatal meningitisE. coli; DAEC, diffuse adherent E. coliEAggEc, enteroaggregative E. coli; ETEC, enterotoxigenicE. coli; EHEC, enterohemmorhagic E. coli; UPEC, uropathogenic E. coli; ABU, asymptomatic bacteriuria; UTI, symptomatic urinary tract infection. ...
Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, Urinary Catheters and Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Joint Replacement: A Position Paper of the Expert Group Infection of swissorthopaedics ...
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|p|This paper investigated the effects of using Peezy devices versus traditional collection in sterile jugs on cellular and bacterial contamination of urine specimens from female post-kidney transplant patients.|/p|
1A third party multi-center study comparing Multistix 10 SG to urine culture. Data on file.. 2Tissot E, Woronoft-Lemsi M-C, Cornette C, Plesiat P, Jacquet M, Capellier G. Cost effectiveness of urinary dipsticks to screen asymptomatic catheter-associated urinary infections in an intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med 2001;27:1842-7.. 3Robertson AW, Duff P. The nitrite and leukocyte estarase tests for the evaluation of asymptomatic bacteriuria in obstetrics. Obstet. Gynnecol 1988;71:878-81.. 4Healthcommunities.com, Inc. http://www.visionchannel.net/colorvision; Information retrieved on March 7, 2003.. 5Tighe P. "Urine Dry Reagent Strip Error Rates Using Different Reading Methods." Poster presented at Quality in Spotlight meeting in Antwerp (2000). ...
Urinary tract infection during pregnancy: See related patient information handout on urinary tract infections during pregnancywritten by the authors of this article. Parenting Babies Newborn to 1 year. Its way better than putting more stress on your body and baby if your sick!!! Yoga can help you adjust to the physical demands of labor, birth, and motherhood. Created by ElizaJenn Last post 7 months ago. Is Kickboxing Safe in Early Pregnancy? I am almost half way done Cephalexin but now regret not researching first before taking it.. Hi ladies I just need some reassurance about taking this antibiotic while pregnant. The increased number of false negatives and the relatively poor predictive value of a positive test make the faster methods less useful; therefore, a urine culture should be routinely obtained in pregnant women to screen for bacteriuria at the first prenatal visit and during the third trimester.. Ive taken it and was told it was safe. Relationship of bacteriuria in pregnancy to acute ...
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refer to PHE UTI guidance for diagnosis information. Note: As antimicrobial resistance and Eschericia coli bacteraemia is increasing, use nitrofurantoin first line. ALWAYS give safety net and self-care advice, and consider risks for resistance1 C. Give TARGET UTI leaflet.. Catheter in situ: antibiotics will not eradicate asymptomatic bacteriuria: only treat if systemically unwell or pyelonephritis likely2 B+ ...
Actually there was once during her pregnancy she developed SOB, palpitation & reduced effort tolerance. So she was started on this. Why patient was admitted??. To monitor any risk of failure (anemia, any infection-UTI/resp infxn & hypertension). Anemia - monitor Hb. Gives pt hematinic. Iron tablets was given to all pregnant mummies. Iron tablet has prophylaxis dose & treatment dose. This patient need to be given treatment dose. Not prophylaxis dose which given to normal pregnant mummy. Tapi dose nya...saya xcek lagi...muahahaha (HELP...HELP...). Regarding infection: each antenatal check up all pregnant mummies need to do urinalysis in order to catch mummies with asymptomatic bacteriuria. If this problem is not detected&treated, about 20%-25% mummies can get pyelonephritis. Kesian kan. (Dr Rozihan-HOD O&G ...
Actually there was once during her pregnancy she developed SOB, palpitation & reduced effort tolerance. So she was started on this. Why patient was admitted??. To monitor any risk of failure (anemia, any infection-UTI/resp infxn & hypertension). Anemia - monitor Hb. Gives pt hematinic. Iron tablets was given to all pregnant mummies. Iron tablet has prophylaxis dose & treatment dose. This patient need to be given treatment dose. Not prophylaxis dose which given to normal pregnant mummy. Tapi dose nya...saya xcek lagi...muahahaha (HELP...HELP...). Regarding infection: each antenatal check up all pregnant mummies need to do urinalysis in order to catch mummies with asymptomatic bacteriuria. If this problem is not detected&treated, about 20%-25% mummies can get pyelonephritis. Kesian kan. (Dr Rozihan-HOD O&G ...
Brief Answer: Asymptomatic bacteriuria ...possibly Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query to healthcaremagic.com for an opinion, If your urine report has reported microscopic hematuria and you dont have any symptoms of urgency , frequency or burning in urine then you may be suffering from...
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For men with urinary tract infection (UTI), longer duration of antibiotic treatment does not reduce recurrence; and treatment of preoperative bacteriuria has no clinical benefit.
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Catheterized specimen urine culture is a laboratory test that looks for germs in a urine sample. Alternative Names: Culture - urine - catheterized specimen.
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Doctors give unbiased, helpful information on indications, contra-indications, benefits, and complications: Dr. Minich on types of bacteria found in urine cultures: Usually enterococcus are not found in semen culture. If one is found, it is abnormal and may represent an infection of the one of the genital organs.
Care guide for Urine Culture And Sensitivity. Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.
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My cousin is pregnant, well shes been pregnant, but shes in the hospital because of something called a urinary infection. I dont neccessarily know what that is...? my mom said she had that when she was pregnant with me. But that still didnt answer my ...
Nitrofurantoin and methenamine are indicated for treatment of acute and chronic urinary-tract infections and for prophylaxis . Information regarding their use in breastfeeding relates to short-term exposure only ...
The term UTI encompasses different infections. These include asymptomatic bacteriuria, acute uncomplicated cystitis, recurrent cystitis, complicated UTI, catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria, catheter-associated UTI, prostatitis, and pyelonephritis. 1 There are two broad classifications: uncomplicated and complicated.. Uncomplicated UTIs refer to infections occurring in individuals with normal urinary tracts; meaning they have no structural or neurological issues, such as neurogenic bladder. These are differentiated into lower (bladder and urethra) and upper (ureters and kidneys) urinary tract infections; cystitis and pyelonephritis respectively. 2 Typical symptoms of cystitis include dysuria, urinary frequency and urgency, suprapubic pain, and hematuria. Symptoms of pyelonephritis include fever, chills, flank pain, costovertebral angle tenderness, and nausea/vomiting. 3. Risk factors of uncomplicated UTIs include being female (proximity of urethral opening to anus), frequent sexual ...
cytokines in the urine. However, ABU occurs in the absence of symptoms attributable to the bacteria in the urinary tract and does not usually require treatment, while UTI has more typically been assumed to imply symptomatic disease that warrants antimicrobial therapy. Much of the literature concerning UTI, particularly catheter-associated infection, does not differentiate between UTI and ABU. In this chapter, the term UTI denotes symptomatic disease; cystitis, symptomatic infection of the bladder; and pyelonephritis, symptomatic infection of the kidneys. Uncomplicated UTI refers to acute cystitis or pyelonephritis in nonpregnant outpatient women without anatomic abnormalities or instrumentation of the urinary tract; complicated UTI is a catch-all term that encompasses all other types of UTI. Recurrent UTI is not necessarily complicated; individual episodes can be uncomplicated and treated as such. Catheter-associated bacteriuria can be either symptomatic (CAUTI) or asymptomatic. ...
Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections among pregnant women and if untreated could lead to serious complications.. Objective: This work was carried out to determine the prevalence rate of Enterobacteriaceae uropathogens and their antibiotics susceptibility profile among pregnant women attending two ante-natal clinics in Ilorin, Nigeria.. Materials and Methods: A total of 111 pregnant women between the ages of 18-50 attending ante-natal clinic at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital and Civil Service Hospital, Ilorin participated in the study. Mid-stream urine samples were collected and cultured on Cysteine-Lactose-Electrolyte Deficient agar. Presence of significant bacteriuria (, 105 cfu/mL) was determined using the plate count method. Antibiotic susceptibility testing was done using Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion technique.. Results: Of the 111 urine samples collected, 27.9% of them were found positive on culture. Among the isolated organisms, Klebsiella ...
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more prevalent among women than among men (ratio of 20:1), probably secondary to an anatomically short urethra and its close proximity to the vagina and rectum. It is a significant health care problem affecting an estimated 10 % to 20 % of women during their lifetimes and accounting for approximately 5.2 million office visits per year. In the past 30 years, there has been significant development in our understanding of the pathogenesis and management of urinary tract infections. The prevalence of urinary tract infections increases with age. At 1 year, 1 % to 2% of female infants demonstrate bacteriuria. After 1 year of age, the infection decreases to approximately 1 % and remains low until puberty. Between ages 15 to 24, the prevalence of bacteriuria is about 2 % to 3 % and increases to about 15 % at the age 60, 20% after age 65, and 25 % to 50 % after age 80. Sexual activity and pregnancy are major factors in younger age groups, whereas pelvic relaxation, ...
Introduction and definitions. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is defined as detection of microbial growth in a sample of urine obtained through sterile methods from an individual with symptoms compatible with infection.1-5 Isolation of bacteria in urine culture in the absence of symptoms is defined as asymptomatic bacteriuria and does not require treatment.1-5. Based on the clinical presentation and the results of diagnostic tests, UTI can be further classified into acute pyelonephritis (upper UTI), or cystitis (lower UTI).1-5. A case of UTI is considered atypical and carries a higher risk of complications if any of the following apply: persistent fever of more of 48hours duration after initiation of appropriate antibiotherapy, development of sepsis, isolation of organism other than non-extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli, acute kidney injury and/or detection of an abdominal or vesical mass.1,3. We defined recurrent UTI as 2 or more episodes of upper UTI, 1 episode of ...
This is part of the series of practice guidelines commissioned by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) through its Practice Guidelines Committee. The purpose of this guideline is to provide assistance to clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of two specific types of urinary tract infections (UTIs): uncomplicated, acute, symptomatic bacterial cystitis and acute pyelonephritis in women. The guideline does not contain recommendations for asymptomatic bacteriuria, complicated UTIs, Foley catheter-associated infections, UTIs in men or children, or prostatitis. The targeted providers are internists and family practitioners. The targeted groups are immunocompetent women. Criteria are specified for determining whether the inpatient or outpatient setting is appropriate for treatment. Differences from other guidelines written on this topic include use of laboratory criteria for diagnosis and approach to antimicrobial therapy. Panel members represented experts in adult infectious diseases ...
Microbial determinants of acute-disease severity and tissue damage have been extensively studied, but less is known about genetic variation influencing host susceptibility. This chapter discusses two candidate genes with strong effects on the innate immune response and the antibacterial defense in the urinary tract and with major but opposite effects on urinary tract infection (UTI) susceptibility. The chapter explains that defects in TLR4 expression are protective and associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) while defects in CXCR1 expression promote acute pyelonephritis (APN) and renal scarring. C3H/HeJ mice, then known as lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-nonresponder mice, had an increased susceptibility to UTI, as shown by delayed bacterial clearance. It also had an impaired innate immune response, suggesting that defects in innate immunity are of great importance for the antibacterial defense of the urinary tract. Studies of the murine model showed that the antibacterial defense of the urinary tract
Objective:To study the reliability of flow cytometer UF-100 in detecting asymptomatic urinary tract infections(AUTI) in early pregnancy.Methods:Three-hundred and nine fresh midstream clean-catch urine sample were collected in accordance with standard guideline.10 μl of cleancatch midstream urine specimen was examined by cultures(colony counts of ≥10~() CFU/ml) the other portion was tested with UF-100 for presence of bacteria count and white blood cell.Results:Twenty-one patient(6.8%) had cultures of 10,000 or more colony-forming units of a uropathogen per milliliter.The sensitivities of the UF-100 test in identifying patients with positive cultures was 71.4%,and the specificities was 94.1%.Six patients(28.6% 6/21) had negative UF-100 screening tests but positive urine cultures,and other seventeen patients had positive UF-100 screening tests but negative urine cultures,The positive predict value(PPV) of urine UF-100 evaluation was 46.9%.There was a significant difference in positive rate between the
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Nitrofurantoin monohydrate is a prescription medication used to prevent or treat urinary-tract infections caused by the bacteria Escherichia coli, or E....
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While pregnant women do not have an increased risk of asymptomatic bacteriuria, if bacteriuria is present they do have a 25-40 ... Asymptomatic bacteriuria. Those who have bacteria in the urine but no symptoms should not generally be treated with antibiotics ... If the urine contains significant bacteria but there are no symptoms, the condition is known as asymptomatic bacteriuria.[9] If ... The risk of bacteriuria (bacteria in the urine) is between three and six percent per day and prophylactic antibiotics are not ...
... is the presence of red blood cells in the urine. Visible hematuria, also known as gross hematuria (also frank hematuria or macroscopic hematuria), causes visible red or brown discoloration of the urine. Microscopic hematuria is invisible to the naked eye and is often found by urinalysis or urine dipstick; it is said to be chronic or persistent if 5 or more red blood cells (RBCs) per high-power field can be seen in 3 of 3 consecutive centrifuged specimens obtained at least 1 week apart. Any part of the kidneys or urinary tract (ureters, urinary bladder, prostate, and urethra) can leak blood into the urine. The causes of hematuria are broad, ranging from urinary tract infection to kidney stones to bladder cancer.[1] Microscopic hematuria is found regularly on routine urinalysis, with a prevalence between 0.18% and 37%.[2] Some studies have shown increased incidence with age and female sex, but others did not show a correlation.[1] In many people, no specific cause is found.[3] Cancer of ...
Conventionally, proteinuria is diagnosed by a simple dipstick test, although it is possible for the test to give a false negative reading,[14] even with nephrotic range proteinuria if the urine is dilute.[citation needed] False negatives may also occur if the protein in the urine is composed mainly of globulins or Bence Jones proteins because the reagent on the test strips, bromophenol blue, is highly specific for albumin.[6][15] Traditionally, dipstick protein tests would be quantified by measuring the total quantity of protein in a 24-hour urine collection test, and abnormal globulins by specific requests for protein electrophoresis.[1][16] Trace results may be produced in response to excretion of Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein. More recently developed technology detects human serum albumin (HSA) through the use of liquid crystals (LCs). The presence of HSA molecules disrupts the LCs supported on the AHSA-decorated slides thereby producing bright optical signals which are easily distinguishable. ...
While pregnant women do not have an increased risk of asymptomatic bacteriuria, if bacteriuria is present they do have a 25-40 ... The risk of bacteriuria (bacteria in the urine) is between three and six percent per day and prophylactic antibiotics are not ... If the urine contains significant bacteria but there are no symptoms, the condition is known as asymptomatic bacteriuria. If a ... Glaser, AP; Schaeffer, AJ (November 2015). "Urinary Tract Infection and Bacteriuria in Pregnancy". The Urologic clinics of ...
Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria followed by appropriate treatment reduces pyelonephritis and reduces the risk of preterm ... This review recommended that more research is needed to discover the best way of treating asymptomatic bacteriuria. A different ... A review into giving antibiotics in pregnancy for asymptomatic bacteriuria (urine infection with no symptoms) found the ... Smaill, FM; Vazquez, JC (7 August 2015). "Antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy". The Cochrane Database of ...
GBS bacteriuria during this pregnancy. This protocol results in treatment[vague] of 15-20% of pregnant women and prevention of ...
Urinary infections can be identified including bacteriuria and pyuria. The test for nitrites is a rapid screening method for ... Chlamydia and yeasts produce leukocyturia without bacteriuria. The inflammation of the renal tissues (interstitial nephritis) ...
Urinalysis Bacteriuria Gilbert J. Wise & Peter N. Schlegel (March 12, 2015). "Sterile Pyuria". N Engl J Med. 372 (11): 1048- ...
"Adult Health Advisor 2005.4: Bacteria in Urine, No Symptoms (Asymptomatic Bacteriuria)". Archived from the original on 2007-07- ...
This suggests that the deaths were due to reasons other than bacteriuria. Total length of hospitalization was somewhat longer ... A 2013 retrospective study at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center of patients with urinary tract infections (bacteriuria) caused by ... "Risk factors for bacteriuria with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and its impact on mortality: A case-control study ... showed no statistically significant difference in mortality rates from patients with bacteriuria caused by carbapenem- ...
Ferroni, M; Taylor, AK (November 2015). "Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Noncatheterized Adults.". The Urologic clinics of North ... Glaser, AP; Schaeffer, AJ (November 2015). "Urinary Tract Infection and Bacteriuria in Pregnancy.". The Urologic clinics of ...
Chemical screening methods for bacteriuria, such as, urine nitrate and glucose do not always detect S. saprophyticus infection ...
"The asymptomatic bacteriuria Escherichia coli strain 83972 outcompetes uropathogenic E. coli strains in human urine" ...
Bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in the urine which can indicate a urinary tract infection such as cystitis. ...
... asymptomatic recurrent bacteriuria in women, pulmonary tuberculosis, and leprosy. Anti-cardiolipin antibodies are another type ...
... and untreated bacteriuria. PPD 2-3: endometritis ( the most common cause ) risk factors include emergency cesarean section, ...
She investigated women who experienced urinary symptoms but whose tests did not show bacteriuria and were therefore diagnosed ...
... for women with GBS bacteriuria during their pregnancy, and for women who have had an infant with EOD previously. ...
18 hours) Intrapartum fever (>38C)[vague] Prior GBS affected infante[vague] GBS bacteriuria during this pregnancy This protocol ...
Pyuria and bacteriuria (white blood cells and bacteria in the urine) in patients with acute scrotum suggests an infectious ...
... bacteriuria MeSH C01.539.895.719 --- pyuria MeSH C01.539.895.775 --- schistosomiasis haematobia MeSH C01.539.947.692 --- ...
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Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy (646.6) Infections of genitourinary tract in pregnancy (646.7) Liver disorders in ...
In 1996 he published "Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice" in the Journal of the American ... High-risk subgroups and time course of risk Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice Nonsteroidal ...
... bacteriuria MeSH C12.777.892.719 --- pyuria MeSH C12.777.892.775 --- schistosomiasis haematobia MeSH C12.777.934.284 --- ...
Asymptomatic bacteriuria occurs in a small number of healthy people. It affects women more often than men. The reasons for the ... To diagnose asymptomatic bacteriuria, a urine sample must be sent for a urine culture. Most people with no urinary tract ... To make the diagnosis of asymptomatic bacteriuria, the culture must show a large growth of bacteria.*In men, only one culture ... If you have these symptoms, you may have a urinary tract infection, but you DO NOT have asymptomatic bacteriuria. ...
Bacteriuria in pregnancy also increase the risk of preeclampsia. Symptomatic bacteriuria is bacteriuria with the accompanying ... Screening for bacteriuria is recommended in pregnancy as there is evidence that asymptomatic bacteriuria can lead to low birth ... Asymptomatic bacteriuria is bacteriuria without accompanying symptoms of a urinary tract infection. It is more common in women ... People with a long-term Foley catheter uniformly show bacteriuria. Chronic asymptomatic bacteriuria without urinary tract ...
Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is a common finding in many populations, including healthy women and persons with underlying ... Keywords: asymptomatic bacteriuria, bacteriuria, urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, cystitis, diabetes, pregnancy, renal ... Keywords: asymptomatic bacteriuria, bacteriuria, urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, cystitis, diabetes, pregnancy, renal ... Full Recommendations for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria. I. Should asymptomatic bacteriuria be screened for and treated in pediatric ...
Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the persistent bacterial colonisation of the urinary tract without symptoms. Testing during ... 38.1.1 Asymptomatic bacteriuria in Australia. *Incidence: Incidence of asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy has been ... 38 Asymptomatic bacteriuria. Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the persistent bacterial colonisation of the urinary tract without ... 38.1.2 Risks associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. While asymptomatic bacteriuria in non-pregnant women is ...
It is concluded that a search for bacteriuria in non-pregnant women is unlikely to be of value as a preventive measure, since ... Asymptomatic Significant Bacteriuria in the Non-pregnant Woman II. Response to Treatment and Follow-up ... Over the same follow-up period 36% of untreated bacteriuric women developed a spontaneous remission of bacteriuria. Treatment ... Asymptomatic Significant Bacteriuria in the Non-pregnant Woman. Br Med J 1969; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5647.804 ( ...
Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic answers are found in the 5-Minute Clinical Consult powered by Unbound Medicine. Available for iPhone ... Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Clinical Consult. To view the entire topic, please sign in or ... Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic. In: Stephens MB, Golding J, Baldor RA, et al, eds. 5-Minute Clinical Consult. 27th ed. Wolters ... Bacteriuria, Asymptomatic. (2019). In Stephens, M. B., Golding, J., Baldor, R. A., & Domino, F. J. (Eds.), 5-Minute Clinical ...
Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria is done with the intention to treat with antibiotics when bacteriuria is identified. A ... Asymptomatic bacteriuria and symptomatic urinary tract infections in pregnancy. Eur J Clin Invest 2008;38(Suppl 2):50-7. ... Recommendations on screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. Ainsley Moore, Marion Doull, Roland Grad, Stéphane ... Recommendations on screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. Ainsley Moore, Marion Doull, Roland Grad, Stéphane ...
Routine prenatal care in the United States includes screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), which occurs in 2 to 7 ... testing urine cultures every trimester until the completion of pregnancy to prevent the complications of persistent bacteriuria ... Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy Complicated by Pyelonephritis Requiring Nephrectomy. Sharon J. Kim. ,1 Pavan Parikh. ,2 ... R. L. Sweet, "Bacteriuria and pyelonephritis during pregnancy," Semin Perinatol, pp. 1-25, 1977. View at: Google Scholar*C. ...
Detection of Bacteriuria by a Modification of the Nitrite Test Br Med J 1965; 1 :765 ... Detection of Bacteriuria by a Modification of the Nitrite Test. Br Med J 1965; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5437.765 ( ...
Overtreatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria: identifying provider barriers to evidence-based care.. Trautner BW1, Petersen NJ2, ... We used a survey to measure respondents knowledge of how to manage catheter-associated bacteriuria, familiarity with the ... Inappropriate use of antibiotics to treat asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is a significant contributor to antibiotic overuse in ... Knowledge of how to manage catheter-associated bacteriuria according to evidence-based guidelines increases with experience. ...
Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) represents the state in which bacteria are present but the inflammatory response is negligible. ...
... SummaryGlobalDatas clinical trial report, ... Bacteriuria Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2018. Summary. GlobalDatas clinical trial report, "Bacteriuria Global Clinical ... of Bacteriuria clinical trials scenario.This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on Bacteriuria.. ...
Biological context of Bacteriuria. *Kinetics and dynamics of tobramycin action in patients with bacteriuria given single doses ... Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Bacteriuria. *The incidence of bacteriuria was 28% in the control group and 4 ... Letter: Urine microscopy in detection of bacteriuria [27].. *The course of significant asymptomatic and symptomatic bacteriuria ... Chemical compound and disease context of Bacteriuria. *Self-screening for significant bacteriuria. Evaluation of dip-strip ...
Patients who undergo elective joint replacement are traditionally screened and treated for preoperative bacteriuria in order to ... More From BioPortfolio on "Preoperative Bacteriuria Unconnected to Joint Infection". *Related Companies *Related Events * ... Preoperative Bacteriuria Unconnected to Joint Infection. 12:18 EDT 22 Aug 2017 , Globetech ... joint replacement are traditionally screened and treated for preoperative bacteriuria in order to prevent periprosthetic joint ...
... asymptomatic bacteriuria. Pyuria occurs in about one-third of patients with fastidious bacteriuria. Bacteriuria due to ... Women with Ureaplasma bacteriuria at the first antenatal visit were 3 times more likely to develop preeclampsia than those ... Bacteriuria due to ureaplasmas and other fastidious organisms during pregnancy: prevalence and significance.. Gilbert GL, ... Overall bacteriuria occurs in about 25% of healthy pregnant women, including 6% with "conventional" ...
Short-term bacteriuria (13 days) occurred in 1 but long-term bacteriuria was not established in the 4 patients with normal ... E. coli 83972 bacteriuria could only be established in a subset of patients with defective bladder voiding, suggesting that ... Urodynamic factors influence the duration of Escherichia coli bacteriuria in deliberately colonized cases.. Wullt B1, Connell H ... We evaluated the influence of urodynamic factors on the establishment of bacteriuria, after deliberate intravesical inoculation ...
Bacteriuria is common in chronically catheterized patients and is associated with both acute and chronic complications. Of 605 ... The mean interval between new episodes of bacteriuria was 1.8 weeks. Most species of bacteria caused five to seven new episodes ... A prospective microbiologic study of bacteriuria in patients with chronic indwelling urethral catheters.. Warren JW, Tenney JH ... Of the episodes of bacteriuria caused by nonenterococcal gram-positive cocci, greater than 75% lasted less than one week. Mean ...
Bacteriuria is virtually universal in long-term catheterized patients. This blinded autopsy study of 75 aged nursing home ... Acute pyelonephritis associated with bacteriuria during long-term catheterization: a prospective clinicopathological study.. ...
Duration of treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy. Asymptomatic bacteriuria is a urinary tract infection ( ... Women with asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy should be treated by the standard regimen of antibiotics until more data ... Antibiotics for covert bacteriuria in children. *The effectiveness of blood testing in the management of pyelonephritis in ... When the any antibiotic agent was used, the no cure rate for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women was slightly lower ...
Evaluation of reagent strips in detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in early pregnancy: prospective case series BMJ 1998; 316 : ... Evaluation of reagent strips in detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in early pregnancy: prospective case series. BMJ 1998; 316 ... Evaluation of reagent strips in detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in early pregnancy: prospective case series ... Evaluation of reagent strips in detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in early pregnancy: prospective case series ...
To the editor: In the study by Shapiro, Sapira, and Scheib (Ann Intern Med 74:861-868, 1971) of the development of bacteriuria ... Risk Factors in Bacteriuria. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:805-806. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-5-805 ...
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria & Risk of Urinary Tract Infection in Renal Transplants (ASB). The safety and scientific validity of ... Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Risk of Developing Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections or Renal Allograft Injury in ... Bacteriuria. Asymptomatic Infections. Urologic Diseases. Asymptomatic Diseases. Disease Attributes. Pathologic Processes. Anti- ... The goal of this research program is to understand the natural history of asymptomatic bacteriuria in the renal transplant ...
GBS bacteriuria is a risk factor for having an infant with early onset GBS disease. WHO recommends that pregnant women with GBS ... Defined as true bacteriuria in the absence of specific symptoms of acute urinary tract infection, ASB is common in pregnancy, ... Bacteriuria was usually defined as at least one clean-catch, midstream or catheterized urine specimen with more than 100 000 ... Studies have shown that GBS bacteriuria is a sign of heavy GBS colonization, which may not be eradicated by antibiotic ...
Previous: Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Next: Discrete Papules on ... Which of the following is/are potential benefits of screening for and treating asymptomatic bacteriuria in D.C.? *. A. Lower ... Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement. ... A. She should be offered screening because she has type 2 diabetes, making her more likely to have asymptomatic bacteriuria. ...
  • Pyuria occurs in about one-third of patients with fastidious bacteriuria. (nih.gov)
  • However, it is often difficult for ICU clinicians to determine whether signs or symptoms, usually a temperature spike, are due to bacteriuria in the catheterized patient with pyuria, and thus whether to treat for UTI. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Pyuria and bacteriuria (white blood cells and bacteria in the urine) in patients with acute scrotum suggests an infectious cause such as epididymitis or orchitis and specific testing for gonorrhea and chlamydia should be done. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] A new approach to reducing suboptimal drug use Cardiovascular outcomes in new users of coxibs and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: High-risk subgroups and time course of risk Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and acute myocardial infarction. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mean interval between new episodes of bacteriuria was 1.8 weeks. (nih.gov)
  • Most species of bacteria caused five to seven new episodes of bacteriuria per 100 weeks of catheterization. (nih.gov)
  • Of the episodes of bacteriuria caused by nonenterococcal gram-positive cocci, greater than 75% lasted less than one week. (nih.gov)
  • Studies have not shown an association between the presence of asymptomatic bacteriuria and subsequent changes in creatinine clearance or the development of hypertension. (aafp.org)
  • Women with Ureaplasma bacteriuria at the first antenatal visit were 3 times more likely to develop preeclampsia than those without, but the mean birth weights of the infants born to the two groups of women were not significantly different. (nih.gov)
  • Material and Methods - A total of 200 antenatal women in their first, second or third trimesters were screened over a period of 1 year, for asymptomatic bacteriuria by collecting 20 ml of clean catched mid stream urine samples. (journalcra.com)
  • CONCLUSION: Bacteriuria is common post-transplant, occurring most often in those with bladder pathology or with a history of bacteriuria pre-transplant. (oup.com)
  • People with a long-term Foley catheter uniformly show bacteriuria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microscopy can also be used to detect bacteriuria. (wikipedia.org)