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Gislene Maria Botão Kussen ; Laura Lúcia Cogo ;Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 6

Autor: Daiane Cardozo

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=393541985005


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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Cardozo, Daiane; Botão Kussen, Gislene Maria; Cogo, Laura Lúcia Research on antimicrobial residues activity in urine samples of hospitalized patients Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
6, noviembrediciembre, 2014, pp.
417-420 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541985005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative original article Research on antimicrobial residues activity in urine samples of hospitalized patients Pesquisa da atividade de resíduos de antimicrobianos em amostras de urina de pacientes hospitalizados Daiane Cardozo1; Gislene Maria Botão Kussen2; Laura Lúcia Cogo3 abstract Introduction: Urinary tract infection is quite frequent in a hospital environment, and the urine culture is the gold standard for diagnosis of this disease, because it allows bacterial identification and performing antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
Culturenegative urine samples result of patients with strong suspicion of infection may occur due to the activity of antimicrobial residues, which can interfere with bacterial growth in vitro and produce false-negative results.
Objective: Verify the occurrence of falsenegative urine cultures due to the presence of antimicrobial residues in samples of patients admitted to the Clinical Hospital of Paraná Federal University.
Material and methods: A total of 188 urine samples from hospitalized patients were randomly selected, during the period from July to December ...





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