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Table 6 Summary table of the various international series comparing the rate of bacterial colonization with our study

From: Study of risk factors for urinary colonization in patients with the double J catheter

  Number of cases Bacterial colonization rate (%) Duration of JJ Most present germs (%)
Farsi et al. [5] 237 68 4 months P. aeroginosa (23)
S. epidermidis (19)
Streptococcus (16)
E. coli (9)
Riedel et al. [4] 71 69 14 days Enterococcus (51)
S. Epidermidis (33)
E. Coli (12)
Paick et al. [2] 50 44 14 days Enterococcus (24)
E. coli (20)
Gram-positive (12)
Neisseria Subflava (8)
Ried et al. [6] 30 90 5–128 days Cocci gram + (77)
Bacillus gram − (15)
Candida (8)
Ben-Meir et al. [7] 82 70 6 weeks Enterococcus (23)
Staphylococcus (15)
Pseudomonas (7)
E. coli (6)
Ayyildiz et al. 39 53.8 75 days E. coli (28)
Enterococcus (28)
Candida Staphylococcus
Kehinde et al. [8] 250 Female = 64.3
Male = 34.7
27 days Staphylococcus species (42)
E. faecalis (14)
E. coli (14)
P. aeruginosa (10)
Our study 120 35.8 10–540 days E.coli (47.3)
Enterococcus feacalis (18.4)
Klebsiella pneumoniae (15.7)