urinary tract infection

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urinary tract infection

[‚yu̇r·ə‚ner·ē ′trakt in‚fek·shən]
(medicine)
An inflammatory process occurring in the kidney, ureter, bladder, or adjacent structures that occurs when microorganisms (usually Escherichia coli) enter through the urethra.
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Treatment of recurrent bacterial cystitis by intravesical instillations of hyaluronic acid.
A UTI occurs when the normal flora of the periurethral area are replaced by uropathogenic bacteria, which then ascend to cause a bacterial cystitis. Infrequently, this infection ascends to the kidney to cause a bacterial pyelonephritis.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued the following recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of uncomplicated acute bacterial cystitis and acute bacterial pyelonephritis in nonpregnant women (Obstet.
She has also endured occasional bacterial cystitis, and the rare yeast vaginitis resulting from the antibiotics she received.
Compared to 10 years ago, we are seeing far fewer cats with classic bacterial cystitis and, instead, are finding more with painful bladder conditions that are resistant to treatment with antibiotics and anti-inflammatories.
Get a urine culture, preferably from a catheterized specimen, to rule out bacterial cystitis, Dr.