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Table 2 Uropathogenic bacteria aetiology, single versus mixed infections and cat versus dog as host species

From: European multicenter study on antimicrobial resistance in bacteria isolated from companion animal urinary tract infections

Organism Overall Single organism Mixed infections   Dogs Cats  
n %
(95 % CI)a
n %
(95 % CI)a
n %
(95 % CI)a
P n %
(95 % CI)a
n %
(95 % CI)a
P
Enterobacter spp. 308 1.38
(1.23–1.54)
244 1.22
(1.07–1.38)
64 2.75
(2.09–3.42)
<0.0001 194 1.21
(1.04–1.38)
114 1.81
(1.48–2.14)
0.0008
Enterococcus spp. 1506 6.77
(6.44–7.10)
1129 5.66
(5.34–5.99)
377 16.22
(14.72–17.72)
<0.0001 745 4.66
(4.34–4.99)
761 12.11
(11.31–12.92)
<0.0001
Escherichia coli 13231 59.45
(58.80–60.09)
12417 62.30
(61.62–62.97)
814 35.03
(33.09-36-97)
<0.0001 9506 59.51
(58.75–60.27)
3725 59.30
(58.08–60.51)
0.7832
Klebsiella spp. 478 2.15
(1.96–2.34)
400 2.01
(1.81–2.20)
78 3.36
(2.62–4.09)
<0.0001 385 2.41
(2.17–2.65)
93 1.48
(1.18–1.78)
<0.0001
Proteus spp. 1992 8.95
(8.58–9.33)
1770 8.88
(8.49–9.28)
222 9.55
(8.36–10.75)
0.2824 1869 11.70
(1.20–1.22)
123 1.96
(1.62–2.30)
<0.0001
Pseudomonas spp. 389 1.75
(1.58–1.92)
315 1.58
(1.41–1.75)
74 3.18
(2.47–3.90)
<0.0001 293 1.83
(1.63–2.04)
96 1.53
(1.22–1.83)
0.1249
Staphylococcus spp. 2893 13.00
(12.56–13.44)
2519 12.64
(12.18–13.10)
374 16.09
(14.60–17.59)
<0.0001 1836 11.49
(11.00–11.99)
1057 16.83
(15.90–17.75)
<0.0001
Streptococcus spp. 802 3.60
(3.36–3.85)
586 2.94
(2.71–3.17)
216 9.29
(8.11–10.47)
<0.0001 675 4.23
(3.91–4.54)
127 2.02
(1.67–2.37)
<0.0001
Other 657 2.95
(2.73–3.17)
552 2.77
(2.54–3.00)
105 4.52
(3.67–5.36)
- 471 2.95
(2.69–3.21)
186 2.96
(2.54–3.38)
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  1. a95 % CI, 95 % Confidence interval
  2. n – Total number of isolates
  3. P- P value obtained by Fisher exact test when comparing single versus mixed infections and cat versus dog as host. Statistically significant values are highlighted in bold