TABLE 1

Characteristics of Infants With Bacteremic UTI and Infants With Negative Urine Cultures

VariableBacteremic UTI, n = 245Negative Urine Culture, n = 115P
Age, d, median (IQR)37 (18–59)37 (16–59).48
Age ≤30 d, %41.242.6.80
Age ≤14 d, %19.222.6.45
Boys, %6050.4.09
Urine collection method documented, %7596.5<.001
Urine collection method, if documented, %.003
 Catheterization98.191
 Bag/clean catch1.99
Organism
 E coli91.0
 Enterobacter spp3.7
 Klebsiella spp2.5
 Klebsiella+Pseudomonas0.8
 Enterococcus spp0.8
 Group B Streptococcus0.4
 Staphylococcus aureus0.4
 Citrobacter0.4
  • IQR, interquartile range; —, non-applicable.