Urinary tract infection is a common disease diagnosed from symptoms and clinical signs, and bacterial count per volume of urine. This study have evaluated the BiesseBioscreen analyzer as a new way to analyze urine samples enabling fast screening of urine, prior to reference standard methods currently utilized in microbiology analysis laboratory. We analyzed 962 urine samples from outpatients and inpatients of the Tor Vergata (TV) University Hospital of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. All samples were processed both with the BiesseBioscreen and with the standard methodology adopted by the clinical microbiology laboratory of TV Hospital and the results were compared. Of the samples analyzed 54.9% were concordant negative with the reference method and 21.6% concordant positive, 23.3% resulted false positive and 0.2% false negative. The results obtained from BiesseBioscreen showed a sensitivity of 99.0%, indicating it as a system suitable to rule out urinary tract infection. BiesseBioscreen could represent a valid method for screening negative samples to exclude from culture test with a potential reduction in time, workload and costs of the diagnosis.
Nicolai, E., Garau, S., Favalli, C., D’Agostini, C., Gratton, E., Motolese, G., et al. (2014). Evaluation of BiesseBioscreen as a new methodology for bacteriuria screening. NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, 37, 495-501.
|Tipologia:||Articolo su rivista|
|Citazione:||Nicolai, E., Garau, S., Favalli, C., D’Agostini, C., Gratton, E., Motolese, G., et al. (2014). Evaluation of BiesseBioscreen as a new methodology for bacteriuria screening. NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, 37, 495-501.|
|IF:||Con Impact Factor ISI|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/07 - Microbiologia e Microbiologia Clinica|
|Revisione (peer review):||Comitato scientifico|
|Stato di pubblicazione:||Pubblicato|
|Data di pubblicazione:||1-ott-2014|
|Titolo:||Evaluation of BiesseBioscreen as a new methodology for bacteriuria screening|
|Autori:||Nicolai, E; Garau, S; Favalli, C; D’Agostini, C; Gratton, E; Motolese, G ; Rosato, N|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su rivista|