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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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11] Untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria is a risk factor for acute cystitis (40%) and pyelonephritis (25%-30%) in pregnancy.
These authors sought to understand the psychological mechanisms underlying antibiotic misuse and define barriers for implementation of the 2005 Infections Diseases Society of America Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults (Nicolle et al.
Long-term Escherichia coli asymptomatic bacteriuria among women with diabetes mellitus.
Prevalence and predictors of asymptomatic bacteriuria among pregnant women attending primary health care in Qatar.
Asymptomatic bacteriuria (AB) is present in approximately 70% of patients with spinal cord injury and neurogenic bladder who perform intermittent bladder catheterization (11) due to functional abnormalities, urinary stasis, and the bladder emptying technique.
Prio TK, Bruunsgaard H, R0ge B, Pedersen BK Asymptomatic bacteriuria in elderly humans is associated with increased levels of circulating TNF receptors and elevated numbers of neutrophils.
Pyelonephritis is not nearly as common as asymptomatic bacteriuria or cystitis, but this infection can be especially dangerous in older, debilitated women who reside in nursing homes and require indwelling catheters.
Conclusion: The incidence of PUBS in the elderly population is associated with asymptomatic bacteriuria, urine pH, and gender but not renal function, type of feeding, or type of Foley catheter used.
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.
Asymptomatic bacteriuria is a predisposing factor for the initiation of symptomatic upper and lower urinary tract infections (UTIs), including pyelonephritis, which could contribute to premature delivery.
The rate of symptomatic UTI was found to be 21% in the patients with myelodysplasia and a significant increase was found in the complaints of abdominal/side pain and nausea/vomiting as well as fever in these patients compared to the patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria (p=0.
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