proteus mirabilis bacteremia: a review of 176 cases during 1980-1992.patients with proteus mirabilis bacteremia at a large community teaching hospital during a 13-year period (1980-1992) were retrospectively reviewed. there were 176 patients whereof 44 (25%) had polymicrobial bacteremia. the median age of patients was 75 years and 64.2% were 70 years or older. of the patients 56.8% came from a nursing home, 64.2% had an indwelling foley catheter, and 20.5% nosocomial bacteremia. the most common source of bacteremia was the urinary tract (52.8%) whereas the lower ...19947984964
urinary lithiasis in the black population: an epidemiological study and review of the literature.a retrospective review of 199 black patients with urinary calculi and review of the census figures of the index hospitals revealed that white patients had urinary calculi 3 to 4 times as often as black subjects. the black male-to-female ratio was 1 to 1.55 compared to a ratio for white patients of 2.3 to 1. calculi in black male subjects occur at a younger age than in black or white female or white male patients. the most common organisms cultured in black patients with stones were escherichia c ...19873599198
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