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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Risk factors of UTI include: female gender, family history, unhygienic sanitary condition, diabetes mellitus, uncircumcised and large prostate.
Of the 315 mainly white or Hispanic patients, 73 had a diagnosis of UTI and 261 did not.
Listing or no listing, the moot point remains - will UTI MF, once among the top ranked mutual funds, be able to get its mojo and independence back?
Modifiable risk factors for recurrent UTI include contraceptive use (spermicides, spermicide-coated condoms, and oral contraceptives) and frequency of intercourse ([greater than or equal to] 4 times/month).
This was a retrospective study performed during 2005-2009 and including all the infants <2 months of age admitted to the pediatric departments of the Soroka University Medical Center with the diagnosis of UTI proven by urine culture (obtained by supra-pubic aspiration or bladder catheterization).
Blockages in the urinary tract, not being circumcised, prostate problems, and sexual intercourse are some of the factors that increase the likelihood of developing a UTI in men.
This paper presents two young African women with severe UTI following receptive anal intercourse with their husbands.
Today, the two branches of UTI are carrying forward the legacy of the parent organization.
Escherichia coli is the most frequent bacteria to cause UTI in infants and children.
If the need for antibiotics is not immediate, the clinician should assess the patient's likelihood of having a UTI.
Comment: A parent reporting malodorous urine is a good reason to evaluate the child for a UTI.
A UTI may be recurrent when it follows the complete clinical resolution of a previous UTI.