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Table 4 Isolation rate of uropathogens in diabetic and non diabetic patients with indwelling bladder catheter. Department of Medicine, Pisa (1996–2003)

From: The influence of diabetes mellitus on the spectrum of uropathogens and the antimicrobial resistance in elderly adult patients with urinary tract infection

  Diabetic patients with indwelling catheter Non diabetic patients with indwelling catheter  
  % % p value
E. coli 24 30.8 44 24.9 NS
Enterococcus spp 17 21.8 29 16.4 NS
Pseudomonas spp 10 12.8 32 18.1 NS
Other 27 34.6 72 40.0 NS
Total 78 100 177 100