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Clinicians' interpretations of point of care urine culture versus laboratory culture results: analysis from the four-country POETIC trial of diagnosis of uncomplicated urinary tract infection in primary care.

Abstract:

Background

Urine culture at the point of care minimises delay between obtaining the sample and agar inoculation in a microbiology laboratory, and quantification and sensitivity results can be available more rapidly in primary care.

Objective

To identify the degree to which clinicians’ interpretations of a point-of-care-test (POCT) urine culture (Flexicult™ SSI-Urinary Kit) agrees with laboratory culture in women presenting to primary care with symptoms of uncompli...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fampra/cmx009

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Hullegie, S More by this author
Wootton, M More by this author
Verheij, TJM More by this author
Thomas-Jones, E More by this author
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Seventh Framework Programme More from this funder
R-GNOSIS consortium. More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Academic Publisher's website
Journal:
Family Practice Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
4
Pages:
392-399
Publication date:
2017-03-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Pubs id:
pubs:687438
URN:
uri:9eb7b258-6611-40a8-ac7b-27a6b48e6eeb
UUID:
uuid:9eb7b258-6611-40a8-ac7b-27a6b48e6eeb
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pubs:687438

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