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Table 3 Bacteria isolated from baseline cultures

From: Hospitalization for community-acquired febrile urinary tract infection: validation and impact assessment of a clinical prediction rule

  Control period Intervention period
n = 237 n = 133
Urine cultures
  Escherichia coli 126 (56) 51 (42)
  Klebsiella spp 12 (5) 7 (6)
  Proteus spp 5 (2) 3 (2)
  Enterococcus spp 3 (1) -
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa - 1 (1)
  Staphylococcus aureus 1 (0) 1 (1)
  Other 7 (3) 6 (5)
  Contaminated / mixed flora 26 (12) 24 (20)
Total positive urine cultures 154/225 (68)a 69/122 (57)a
Blood cultures
  Escherichia coli 56 (25) 21 (68)
  Klebsiella spp 4 (6) 4 (13)
  Proteus spp - 1 (3)
  Enterobacter spp 1 (1) -
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (1) -
  Staphylococcus aureus 1 (1) 2 (6)
  Beta haemolytic streptococcus 1 (1) 2 (6)
  Citrobacter spp 1 (1) -
  Bacteroides fragilis 1 (1) -
  Salmonella paratyphi - 1 (3)
Total positive blood cultures 66/228 (29)b 31/129 (24)b
  1. Data are presented as n (%). aUrine cultures were not performed in 12 patients in the control period and 11 patients in the intervention period. bBlood cultures were not obtained in 9 patients in the control period and 4 patients in the intervention period