Urinary Tract Infection

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Urinary Incontinence : a problem in adults

Human Urinary tract Human Urinary tract starts with filtering of blood from the kidneys. As kidneys excrete urine into collecting system from where urine passes to the renal pelvis and through 2 tubes called ureters to Urinary bladder. Urinary bladder is a dilated balloon like structure which can store urine for a temporary duration. Normally, […]

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Microbiology

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) : Etiopathogenesis and Lab Diagnosis

2 Anatomic Categories: 1. Upper UTI: Acute pyelitis (renal pelvis) Acute pyelonephritis (renal parenchyma) 2. Lower UTI: Cystitis (urinary bladder) Urethritis (urethra) Predisposing Factors: Obstruction of urinary flow: Benign Prostate Hypertrophy, Calculus, Tumor, etc. Surgery: on the kidney or urinary tract Catheters: inserted through the urethra into the bladder Diabetes Mellitus and Immunocompromised states Vesicoureteral […]

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