Table 3

Urinalysis data for adult patients diagnosed with acute GBS UTI or GBS ABU at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital during the study period
UA for All Cases (n=245) UA for Acute UTI Cases (n=75) UA for ABU Cases (n=170) P Value
Mean s-QBC (CFU/mL) 59,792 ± 2,350 73,347 ± 3,823 53,812 ± 2,825 <0.001
Specific Gravity 1.016 ± 0.008 1.016 ± 0.008 1.005 ± 0.085 0.354
pH 6.36 ± 0.8 6.41 ± 0.1 6.33 ± 0.1 0.522
Proteinuria 0.77 ± 1.10 (118, 48.1%) 0.57 ± 0.09 (35, 46.6%) 0.86 ± 0.09 (83, 48.8%) 0.030
Glucose 0.26 ± 0.70 (46, 19.2%) 0.21 ± 0.08 (8, 10.1%) 0.29 ± 0.05 (38, 22.4%) 0.461
Ketones 0.16 ± 0.51 (33, 13.5%) 0.13 ± 0.04 (11, 14.7%) 0.17 ± 0.04 (22, 12.9%) 0.564
Bilirubin 0.01 ± 0.11 (3, 0.01%) 0.01 ± 0.01 (1, 1.3%) 0.01 ± 0.01 (2, 1.1%) 0.918
Hematuria 0.68 ± 0.94 (119, 48.6%) 0.90 ± 0.11 (45, 60.0%) 0.59 ± 0.07 (74, 43.5%) 0.025

Statistical Comparisons: † All Cases with UA C/W Acute GBS UTI compared to All Cases with UA C/W GBS ABU. Numbers in parentheses in columns represent the n of subjects who exhibited a positive result for this test, followed by this number expressed as a percentage of the total n of cases in the group.

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Tan et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:273   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-273

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