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Title: Unsatisfactory performance of flow cytometer UF-100 and urine strips in predicting outcome of urine cultures
Authors: Zaman, Zahur ×
Roggeman, S
Verhaegen, Jan #
Issue Date: Nov-2001
Series Title: Journal of clinical microbiology vol:39 issue:11 pages:4169-71
Abstract: UF-100 flow cytometer and urine strip results were cross-interpreted to predict culture outcomes. The best negative predictive value was obtained with bacteria at > or =1,000/microl, white blood cells at > or =20/microl, or leukocyte esterase positivity. Nine of 24 false negatives were clinically significant. Thus, UF-100 and urine strip results do not accurately predict the outcome of cultures.
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ISSN: 0095-1137
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology
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