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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"While urinating before and after sex clearly decreases the chance of a urinary tract infection, the couple doesn't need to have a stopwatch." Dr.
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In females, while Staphylococcus aureus was the predominant isolate causing urinary tract infection in males.
a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics, announced dosing of the first patient in a Phase 2 study evaluating the potential efficacy and safety of oral and intravenous (IV) omadacycline for the treatment of acute pyelonephritis, a common subset of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI).
One hundred seven women (60.45%) visited the antenatal clinic in the 3rd trimester with 13 (12.15%) of them being eventually diagnosed with urinary tract infection. The data was analyzed using chi-square test (p-value=0.66) and no association was seen between the gestational age and the incidence of urinary tract infection.
If nothing grows, then it is likely your dog does not have a bacterial urinary tract infection. If bacteria grows, the laboratory technician will identify the bacteria and give your veterinarian a susceptibility pattern, which will tell her which antibiotics will be effective for the present infection.
Association between the frequency of disposable diaper changing and urinary tract infection in infants.
Providers were divided with their responses regarding: "I feel that the only benefits to a urinalysis and urine culture are when they are negative because it rules out urinary tract infection" (see Table 4).
In this study, the frequency of urinary tract infection was higher in the third trimester compared to the first and second trimester.
"It is a type of a urinary tract infection. Other terms used to describe a urinary tract infection include acute cystitis.
Urinary tract infection is due to an inflammatory response of urothelium to the invading pathogenic organisms.