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Table 1 Distribution of bacterial species in urine cultures in women with symptoms suggestive of uncomplicated UTI

From: Uncomplicated urinary tract infections in Swedish primary care; etiology, resistance and treatment

Bacterial species No of samples with bacterial growth n (%) (n = 243)
Escherichia coli 176 (72)
Staphylococcus saprophyticus 22 (9)
Other Gram-pos sppa 18 (7)
Other Gram-neg sppb 13 (5)
Streptococcus group B 10 (4)
Otherc 4 (2)
  1. aOther Gram-positive spp.: 6 Enterococcus spp, 1 S. aureus, 2 Coagulase-negative staphylococci other than S.saprophyticus, 2 Streptococus group G, 5 Gram-positive bacteria mixed growth, 2 Lactobacillus, 1 Aerococcus urinae
  2. bOther Gram-negative spp.: 5 Klebsiella spp., 3 Citrobacter, 2 Enterobacter spp., 1 Proteus spp., 1 Pseudomonas spp., 1 Haemophilus influenzae
  3. cOther: 1 Gardnerella vaginalis, 3 mixed growth of bacteria