I. The frequency in which a bacteriuria may be
demonstrated both in adults and children who
are not at the time suffering from an acute
bacterial infection of the kidney.
II. The apparent advantage of first incubating the
carefully taken specimen of urine with an equal
amount of nutrient broth; and subsequently
making a subculture.
III. The possibility that a bacteriuria may be the
indication of incipient kidney disease, either
of a subacute or chronio type of disease.
IV. The possibility that a bacteriuria may indicate
a smouldering focus of infection in any region
of the body.