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Table 1 Findings of uropathogens in submitted urinary samples presented by submission category, sample material and growth

From: Characterisation of bacterial growth and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in canine urinary tract infections

  Submission category Sample material Growth
A B C Pre-incubated Non-incubated Pure Conta-minated
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Positive cultures individual dogs (n = 623) 45 (284) 25 (154) 30 (185) 68 (423) 32 (200) 60 (375) 40 (248)
Positive cultures repeated samples (n = 48) 52 (25) 33 (16) 13 (7) 83 (40) 17 (8) 58 (28) 42 (20)
Samples without significant growth (n = 371) 43 (160) 29 (107) 28 (104) 26 (95) 74 (276) 0 0
  1. The relative prevalence (%) is presented with the number of samples shown inside brackets.