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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

Research

Actinobaculum schaalii, a Common Uropathogen in Elderly Patients, Denmark

Steffen BankComments to Author , Anders Jensen, Thomas M. Hansen, Karen M. Søby, and Jørgen Prag
Author affiliations: Viborg Hospital, Viborg, Denmark (S. Bank, T.M. Hansen, K.M. Søby, J. Prag); Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark (A. Jensen)

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Table 3

Distribution of Actinobaculum schaalii in 252 urine samples, Denmark, 2008–2009

Age of sample donors, y No. (%) samples 95% CI CFU/mL of A. schaalii in PCR-positive samples
104–105 >105–106 >106–107 >107
0–10 12 (0) 0 0 0 0
11–20 16 (6) 0 0 0 1
21–30 21 (5) 1 0 0 0
31–40 15 (0) 0 0 0 0
41–50 11 (9) 1 0 0 0
51–60 22 (18) 2 2 0 0
61–70 52 (15) 4 3 0 1
71–80 54 (20) 4 4 1 2
>80
49 (31)

3
4
2
6
<60 97 (7) 3–14 4 2 0 1
>60
155 (22)
16–29
11
11
3
9
Healthy controls 38 (13) 4–28 2 3 0 0

*CI, confidence interval

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