TABLE 2

Urinalysis Results Based on UTI and Bacteremia Status

UTI With Bacteremia, N = 27 UTI Without Bacteremia, N = 262 PUTI (Regardless of Bacteremia), N = 289 No UTI, N = 3858P
LE concentration, n = 4147.1<.001
 Small (trace or 1+)0 (0.0)26 (9.9)26 (9.0)94 (2.4)
 Moderate (2+)5 (18.5)51 (19.5)56 (19.4)39 (1.0)
 Large (3+)22 (81.5)163 (62.2)185 (64.0)35 (0.9)
 Negative results0 (0.0)22 (8.4)22 (7.6)3690 (95.6)
Nitrites, n = 4147.8<.001
 Positive11 (40.7)100 (38.2)111 (38.4)21 (0.5)
 Negative16 (59.3)162 (61.8)178 (61.6)3837 (99.5)
Pyuria,a n = 4100.6<.001
 Positive (>5 WBCs/HPF)17 (77.3)199 (82.2)216 (81.8)248 (6.5)
 Negative (≤5 WBCs/HPF)5 (22.7)43 (17.8)48 (18.2)3588 (93.5)
  • All data presented as n (%).

  • a If LE and nitrite results were negative, pyuria was defined as negative if absent; this definition applied in 889 of 4100 cases.