UTI

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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Gynae/Obstr Womens health

Puerperal pyrexia and its causes

Puerperal Pyrexia : Short Summary and Causes Peurperium Puerperium is a period following child birth during which body tissues especially the pelvic organs revert back approximately to pre-pregnant state both anatomically and physiologically. Normally, it lasts for 6 weeks after delivery. What is puerperal pyrexia? also called childbed fever, is a  rise of temperature reaching 100.4 degree […]

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