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Table 2 Bacterial growth in positive urine cultures from voided urine at nursing homes for the elderly

From: Antimicrobial resistance in urinary pathogens among Swedish nursing home residents remains low: a cross-sectional study comparing antimicrobial resistance from 2003 to 2012

  ========== 2003 ==========Positive cultures ========== 2012 ==========Positive cultures
  Sparse (n = 19) Significant (n = 188) Total1 (n = 207) Sparse (n = 12) Significant (n = 135) Total1 (n = 147)
Escherichia coli 6.8% (14) 62% (129) 69% (143) 5.4% (8) 74% (109) 80% (117)
Klebsiella species 0.48% (1) 11% (22) 11% (23) 0 7.5% (11) 7.5% (11)
Enterococcus faecalis 1.0% (2) 7.2% (15) 8.2% (17) 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
Enterococcus faecium 0.48% (1) 1.4% (3) 1.9% (4) 0 0 0
Proteus species 0 0 0 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
Proteus mirabilis 0 1.4% (3) 1.4% (3) 0 1.4% (2) 1.4% (2)
Proteus vulgaris 0 0.48% (1) 0.48% (1) 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
Enterobacter species 0 1.9% (4) 1.9% (4) 0 1.4% (2) 1.4% (2)
Psuedomonas aeruginosa 0 1.4% (3) 1.4% (3) 0 0 0
Citrobacter 0 0 0 0 1.4% (2) 1.4% (2)
Serratia liquefaciens 0 0 0 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
Staphylococcus aureus 0 0 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1) 1.4% (2)
Coagulase-negative staphylococci 0 1.9% (4) 1.9% (4) 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
Alpha-hemolytic streptococci 0 1.0% (2) 1.0% (2) 0 1.4% (2) 1.4% (2)
Group G beta-hemolytic streptococcus 0 0.48% (1) 0.48% (1) 1.4% (2) 0 1.4% (2)
Group C beta-hemolytic streptococcus 0 0 0 0.68% (1) 0 0.68% (1)
Group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus 0.48% (1) 0.48% (1) 1.0% (2) 0 0.68% (1) 0.68% (1)
  1. 1Growth of bacteria in all positive urine cultures, % (n).