Diagnosis of Coliform Infection in Acutely Dysuric Women

Patricia Carroll, Mark Linzer, Paul Marantz, John Samuels, Richard A. Gleckman, Harvey L. Williams, Walter E. Stamm, George W. Counts, Stephen S. Fihn, Marvin Turck, King K. Holmes

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To the Editor: We fail to understand the calculation of sensitivity with respect to pyuria that Stamm et al. used (Aug. 19 issue).* They state that all 98 women with coliforms in bladder urine had pyuria, yet in their Table 1 the calculated sensitivity does not reflect this statement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)463
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - Feb 24 1983

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