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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Based on clinical indications, the urinary tract infection market is segmented into pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis and others.
In a new study, researchers found extracts of cashew leaf is able to kill germs that cause urinary tract infections like Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.
Systemic disease and some medications can also predispose your dog to urinary tract infections. Diseases like diabetes, renal disease, Cushing's disease, and neurologic disorders can cause UTIs.
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Meternal urinary tract infection as a risk factor for neonatal urinary tract infection.
Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Enterococcus species isolated from patients with urinary tract infection. Gomal J Med Sci.
Cranberry juice and cranberry extract have been used for many years to prevent and treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Urinary tract infection in children: a review of its pathogenesis and risk factors.
In our study also the organism isolated from the case of urinary tract infection was found to be resistant toward amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and nitrofurantoin but sensitive toward ofloxacin, cotrimoxazole, amikacin, imipenem, norfloxacin, levofloxacin, and piperacillin/tazobactam.
Urine samples from symptommatic patients of urinary tract infection were collected in sterile containers.