urinary tract infection

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urinary tract infection


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(UTI) Term for any infection in the urinary tract, including cystitis and pyelonephritis. It can be caused by an infection or by something obstructing the flow of urine, such as an enlarged prostate gland (in men), stones, or a tumor.
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Noun1.urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tracturinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
cystitis - inflammation of the urinary bladder and ureters
pyelonephritis - inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
urethritis - inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination
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Compared to ten years ago, we are seeing far less cats with classic bacterial cystitis and, instead, are finding cats with painful bladder conditions that are resistant to treatment with antibiotics and antiinflammatories.
Prevention of recurrent bacterial cystitis by intravesical administration of hyaluronic acid: A pilot study.
Urinalysis was consistent with bacterial cystitis. Plain abdominal film and abdominal CT revealed a calcified GB with a peculiar shape (Fig 1) and with dilation of the common duct to 9mm; no distinct stone was identified.
In the majority of these cases, a bacterial cystitis is the underlying cause.
Guidelines for antimicrobial treatment of uncomplicated acute bacterial cystitis and acute pyelonephritis in women.
Bacterial cystitis occurs most commonly in female dogs.