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The presence of bacteria in urine.


(bækˌtɪərɪˈjʊərɪə) or


(Pathology) the presence of bacteria in the urine


(bækˌtɪər iˈyʊər i ə)

the presence of bacteria in the urine.
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Asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections in special patient groups: Women with diabetes mellitus and pregnant women.
Similarly, the finding of nitrites on a urine disptick in the absence of symptoms or urine leucocytes may suggest asymptomatic bacteriuria or bacterial contamination, but not infection.
to rigorously screen patients for asymptomatic bacteriuria, which can lead to pyelonephritis.
The ability of LE activity to predict significant bacteriuria has been previously demonstrated.
Adverse events associated with the device included asymptomatic bacteriuria, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder inflammation, genital and urinary (genitourinary) pain, blood in the urine (hematuria), urinary leakage (around the device), urinary frequency/urgency, bladder spasms, and vulvar, vaginal, and urethral disorders.
Bacteriuria and hematuria had a great effect, even at low concentrations, on the peptide profile.
The child's urine should always be tested for UTI even if they appear totally well, as asymptomatic bacteriuria can lead to wetting.
Countries were included if a DHS survey conducted between 2005 and 2011 had collected data on women's receipt of at least five of the following antenatal services: blood pressure measurement, tetanus vaccination, urine testing (for bacteriuria and other abnormalities), counseling about danger signs, HIV counseling and testing, iron and folate supplementation, early antenatal care (prior to four months' gestation) and provision of at least two doses of medication to prevent malaria.
Complicating this picture is the high incidence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in people with long-term IDCs and in older adults.
3) Even if 100% of the recommended oral dose of D-mannose were excreted in the urine, the average urinary mannose concentration would be less than half the concentration that decreased bacteriuria by 90% in rats.
Asymptomatic bacteriuria is defined as the presence of [greater than or equal to] 105 colony-forming units (cfu) of a single type of bacteria per millilitre of urine detected by culture of a midstream urine specimen in asymptomatic patients.