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1,417 Possible Causes for Blood Culture Positive

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Urine cultures were positive for Escherichia coli and blood cultures were negative.[] Blood Culture indications (positive in up to 30% cases, obtain in severe infection or hospitalized patients) Immunocompromised patient Unclear diagnosis Hematogenous source[] Positive rates of midstream urine culture and blood culture in the septic shock group were significantly higher than in the non-septic shock group (p 0.022 and p 0.001, respectively[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    We aimed to compare characteristics of patients with blood-culture-positive versus blood-culture-negative pneumococcal CAP, and to characterise bacteraemic serotypes.We describe[] METHODS: Prospective observational study carried out in 278 hospitalized adult CAP patients with positive blood culture for Streptococcus pneumonia (2003-2015).[] AIM: The occurrence of blood culture-positive pneumococcal bacteraemia and bacteraemic pneumonia decreased after large-scale pneumococcal vaccinations were introduced.[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Data from 20 patients with blood culture-negative IE and 20 with blood culture-positive IE were analyzed.[] Most, if not all, blood cultures from patients with endocarditis caused by microorganisms able to grow in blood culture systems should be positive, provided that blood cultures[] In patients with vegetations embolism was 25% when blood cultures were positive and 21% when they were negative.[]

  • Gram-Negative Pneumonia

    Of the children with CBM with both CSF and blood culture results, 24% were positive on both CSF and blood, 34% were positive only on CSF culture, and 16% were positive only[] Fungus: Candida spp. mecA vanA/vanB bla KPC 1 h (after blood culture positivity, 8–24 h) Nanosphere/Verigene Microarray (detects 15 different Gram-positive targets and 14[] Blood culture collection before initial hospital antibiotics Pre-treatment blood cultures - positive results in 5-14% of patients hospitalized with CAP 32.[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    'Any bacterial infection' was defined as a positive urine pneumococcal antigen test, isolation of a bacterial pneumonia pathogen from blood culture, or detection of an atypical[] There are a number of problems with blood cultures in CAP: they are only positive in 7% of cases, up to 6% of blood cultures drawn will yield contaminants, and even with positive[] A total of 105 sputum and blood samples were collected from patients with pneumonia on clinical suspicion.[]

  • Ascending Cholangitis

    […] in chronic obstruction • Elevated transaminases in acute obstruction • Positive blood cultures in 50% of cases, typically with enteric gram-negative aerobes (e.g., E. coli[] Sun et al (2016) report that bile cultures are positive in 59-93% of cases, whereas the blood cultures only yield something in 21-71%.[] At the same time, blood cultures should be drawn, and they are likely to be positive in the majority of the cases.[]

  • Pyogenic Arthritis of the Sacroiliac Joint

    - synovial fluid culture (45% positive) - blood culture is almost always negative How is non-gonococcal septic arthritis diagnosed?[] cultures may be positive and should be obtained prior to starting antibiotics Treatment Nonoperative antibiotics targeted towards the specific organsim indications first[] Other important diagnostic tests include blood cultures (positive in 50–70% of acute bacterial arthritides) (27), but in only 30% or less of gonococcal arthritis cases) (38[]

  • Septic Arthritis

    Positive cultures of the synovial fluid (71.4%) were far more frequent than positive blood cultures (23.5%).[] Blood cultures Positive in 50-70% of patients with nongonococcal bacterial arthritis Diagnostic if positive Limited usefulness but may be helpful when ruling out other diseases[] cultures are positive in about 50% of cases • Treatment involves empiric abx (vancomycin if g cocci, 3rd gen cephalosporin if g-, then narrow), for at least 2 weeks (if no[]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Typically the presentation is silent, with persistent fever and positive blood cultures being the only consistent findings.[] The diagnosis should be suspected with persistantly positive blood cultures, especially for Staphylococcus aureus, in any burn patient in whom no other foci of sepsis can[] culturepositive infective endocarditis 5.4.2 Blood culture–negative infective endocarditis 5.4.3 Histological diagnosis of infective endocarditis 5.4.4 Proposed strategy[]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    positive for C. albicans and blood culture negative, 1 had ascitic culture positive for A. niger and blood culture negative.[] Ascites neutrophil count (4410/mm 3 versus 1046/mm 3 , p CONCLUSIONS: Patients in the SBP group had a higher MELD score, ascites neutrophil count, and positive blood culture[] cultures were positive for Campylobacter fetus.[]

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