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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011

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Streptococcus pneumoniae in Urinary Tracts of Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Irene BurckhardtComments to Author  and Stefan Zimmermann
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

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Table 2

Results of urine samples of 12-year-old boy with chronic kidney disease, Germany, 2005–2010

Date sample arrived in laboratory Type of urine sample CFU/mL Species Leukocyte count, cells/µL
2005 Apr
Catheter
105 α-Hemolytic streptococci* No data
104
Proteus mirabilis
2005 Jul
Midstream
105 α-Hemolytic streptococci No data
105
Proteus mirabilis
2005 Sep
Midstream
105 Streptococcus pyogenes No data
103
α-Hemolytic streptococci
2007 Mar
Midstream
104 Streptococcus pneumoniae 92
104
Proteus mirabilis
2008 Mar
Midstream
104 α-Hemolytic streptococci 54
104
Proteus mirabilis
2008 Jun
Midstream
105 Proteus mirabilis 33
103
α-Hemolytic streptococci
2008 Jul
Midstream
105
α-Hemolytic streptococci
150
2008 Nov
Midstream
104
α-Hemolytic streptococci
90
2009 Mar
Midstream
105
α-Hemolytic streptococci
46
2009 May
Midstream
105 α-Hemolytic streptococci 24
104
Proteus mirabilis
2009 Sep
Midstream
105 Streptococcus pneumoniae 16
103
Enterobacteriaceae
2010 Jan
Midstream
105 α-Hemolytic streptococci 94
104
Proteus mirabilis
2010 Jun Midstream 105 α-Hemolytic streptococci 124
104 Proteus mirabilis

*Reference value is <4 cells/µL.

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